Updated: April 16, 2021 10:40:42 pm
Pimpri-Chinchwad police has booked seven persons, including a DSK and Associates partner and his family members, for allegedly cheating depositors of Rs 17.7 crore.
Sandip Jadhav (40), a resident of Baner who is in the construction business, lodged the FIR in this case at Hinjewadi police station.
Based on Jadhav’s complaint, police have booked the DSK and Associates partner, Deepak Sakharam Kohakade, his wife, son and four others, under sections 409, 420, 506, 34 of the Indian Penal Code and sections of the Maharashtra Protection of Interest of Depositors Act 1999.
According to a press release issued by the police on Friday, since April 2019, the accused lured Jadhav and a few others to deposit money
under various schemes assuring lucrative returns.
The accused also prepared agreement papers with Jadhav and others regarding these deposits, police said. But the despositors never got the promised money, police said.
As stated in the complaint, the accused also threatened the complainant by sending a legal notice through a lawyer, police said. It is also alleged that the accused used the money for personal financial gains by buying properties in the country and abroad.
Assistant Police Inspector Shashikant Dendage, who is investigating the case, said, “So far, we have received complaints from three
depositors in this case. No arrest has been made yet. Investigation is underway.”
This offence is not linked to the alleged fraud of Rs 2,091 crore by the DSK Group, police said.
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