Enforcement Directorate arrests two for Rs. 2.6 core from an accused in Power Bank app case

The accused include a government school teacher from Delhi, who took money through a Hawala channel on the pretext of getting his work done from the ED

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Enforcement Directorate HQ Delhi

New Delhi, March 1

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) arrested two men, including a teacher of a Delhi government school, for allegedly taking Rs 2.6 crore from an accused involved in the Power Bank app case.

The duo have been identified as Jeetendra Prasad, a middleman and Dinesh Singh Kushwaha, a school teacher in Delhi on February 25. 

The ED stated that the duo had taken Rs 2.6 crore from one of the accused identified as Vaibhav Dipak Shah in the Power Bank app case through a Hawala channel on the pretext of getting his work done from the ED.

According to ED, the complaint was filed in this matter with the Special Cell of Delhi Police. “ED took serious note and conducted searches at the premises of these two and arrested them in the matter after finding them involved in dealing with proceeds of crime.

The agency carried out searches and seized cash of Rs 47.5 lakh, forged summons/notices, duplicate official stamps, digital data pertaining to huge cash transactions pertaining to cheating and fraud have been recovered from Jeetendra's residence.

The case pertains to siphoning of public money of more than Rs 250 crore by Chinese National in Power Bank app case is in progress. Several FIRs in different states have been filed in this case in various states and a large number of people have been duped.

Over five lakh Indians have been cheated to the tune of Rs 250 crore with the assistance of Chinese citizens, who are a part of a crime syndicate that had coaxed people to invest their money.


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