EoW files third supplementary chargesheet in Shreesurya scam

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 03 Feb 2018 09:07:39


 

Staff Reporter,

In another big blow to disgraced chairman and promoter of Shreesurya group Sameer Joshi and his beneficiaries, the Economic Offences Wing (EoW) on Friday filed third supplementary chargesheet in special MPID court against 15 new accused, all associated with Sameer Joshi and his company. The accused persons had accepted money from 5,092 investors and pocketed commissions in lakhs.


Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), EoW, Shweta Khedkar informed that the accused were arrested and their statements were recorded in the chargesheet. The chargesheet also has statements of new complainants, she said.


The accused have been identified as Sudhir Govind Mukate (65) and his son Kaustubh Sudhir Mukate (29), both residents of Plot No. 6/7, Chintamani Apartment, Swawlambi Nagar; Bhushan Prabhakar Patil (43), a resident of Satkar Apartment 5, Dubey lay-out, Hingna Ring Road; Sushil Murlidhar Araspure (33), a resident of Old Ajni, near FCI godown; Vaibhavi Paresh Tokekar, a resident of D/8, Mulik Complex, Wardha Road; Amruta Mangesh Pitale, (39), a resident of Plot No. 10, Swawlambi Nagar; Vijay Madhukar Dubey (51), a resident of Plot No. 12, Wanjari Nagar; Madhushri Raghvendra Ballal (44), a resident of Saumya-2 complex, Wardha Road; Vinod Narayan Mayi (62), a resident of Plot No. 75, Diwan lay-out, Manewada; Nilesh Vijay Paliye (37), Vijay Sudhakar Butoliya (45), both residents of Kawarapeth, Umred; Chetan Mohan Mohgaonkar (37), a resident of 46/3, First floor, Ashtabhuja Square, Dhantoli, Wardha; Ashishkumar Vasudeo Bhattacharya (60), a resident of 101, Sai Archana Residency, 25, Patil lay-out, Bhamti; Gulab Gokuldas Mahant (74), a resident of 24, Raj Nagar and Pravin Diwakar Raut (40), a resident of Plot No. 7, Manish layout, Sonegaon.


Sameer Joshi had collected vast sums by promising high returns to investors. Hundreds of investors lost money in the Shreesurya scam and Chairman of Shreesurya Sameer Joshi was arrested in October 2013 for allegedly duping hundreds of investors of crores of rupees.


The special court (MPID) has already fixed the charges against Shreesurya Chairman Sameer Joshi, his wife Pallavi and nine others under section 406, 409, 420, 201 and 34 of Indian Penal Code (IPC), read with Section 3 of Maharashtra Protection of Interest of Depositors Act, and Sections 45(S), 58(B) and 5(A) of the Reserve Bank of India Act. Following High Court’s directive even section 409 (criminal breach of trust) of the IPC in which life imprisonment can be awarded to scamsters, has been slapped against all of them.
Other accused in the case are Shrikant Prabhune, Nishikant Mayee, Dilip Dange, Mohan Pitale, Mukund Pitale, Nitin Keskar, Shantanu Kurhekar, Anand Jahagirdar and Manoj Tatwavadi. Ranapratap Nagar
had registered the offence against the accused persons following a complaint lodged by Amit More, a resident of Somalwada, and others on September 14, 2013.