Businessmen who duped investors of Rs2,000 mn extradited
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has extradited from Vietnam five absconding directors of multi-level marketing company Gold Sukh, who had allegedly duped investors of over Rs2,000 million in Rajasthan.delhi Updated: Mar 20, 2012 19:39 IST
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has extradited from Vietnam five absconding directors of multi-level marketing company Gold Sukh, who had allegedly duped investors of over Rs2,000 million in Rajasthan.
A CBI spokesperson said the five accused, Manvendra Singh Chauhan, Pramod alias Babloo Sharma, his wife Asha Sharma, Mahendra Kumar Nirwan and his wife Neetu Nirwan were brought to Delhi on Monday.
They were detained by Hanoi police on February 14.
The spokesperson said the accused swindled Rs2,000 million from thousands of people in Rajasthan and many other states, promising them high returns after investing in the marketing firm.
The Rajasthan police had asked the CBI to issue an Interpol red corner notices against them.
Based on the inputs provided by the Rajasthan Police, the CBI followed up with their counterparts in Bangkok, Thailand and Vietnam urging them to trace and arrest the accused, the spokesperson said.
A team of Rajasthan Police had Feb 17 arrested the parents of Manvendra Singh, 66-year-old Than Singh and his wife Prakash Lata, 62, who were hiding in Vietnam.
They had fled to India when their son was detained by the Interpol there.
The couple was arrested from the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi and were involved in the fraud as initial investors in the firm. They disappeared before the firm was busted by police in November 2011.
First Published: Mar 20, 2012 19:37 IST