Investigation of the CBI is ongoing in the Mumbai-based PNB scam involving Mehul Vigilance and Neerav Modi bases. In this regard, the CBI has named the names of the directors of Mehul Vigilance Companies in their report and registered the names of all in the FIR.
But when the team of Mumbai Mirror reached the registered locations of the famous directors of the companies , the picture looked completely opposite to the expectations. Also, the fact was that the directors of those companies who used to wear jewelry in red carpet, or whose owners are trapped in such a big bank fraud, are quite ordinary people.
in the shady areas of Mumbai, living in an old house of Chal or 1 BHK, where there is barely any facility. The directors of the company are extremely ordinary and small retail investors, who have been made an On Paper Top Member in Bhela Fuselkar, Gilli India Limited, Nakshatra Brands Ltd and Gitanjali James Company.
Life of so-called Directors changed
They could barely get the cost of running their own house, but after coming to the bank scam in the past, the officers of the CBI and ED often go to inquire and raid them. For this reason, the life of these so-called directors has changed completely. To their neighbors and their families, the name of the scam is shocked. Explain that according to government rules all companies must give their respective addresses and other details to their directors.
On Monday, the team of Mumbai Mirror reached many of the locations listed in the FIR and talked to those who lived there. Ronak Bhatia, living in a house in the third floor of Kalbadevi Chal Bhatia residence, explains, “My father Dinesh Gopaldas Bhatia, 61, is a small investor. They have not done any offense but the officials come to them and interrogate them. Look at our house, do you think we can hide money here? ‘
Dinesh Bhatia was offered the position of Independent Director of Gill India and Nakshatra Brands in 2015. During this time, many documents were signed by him, while he had no active role in the company. Dinesh Bhatia was not at home at that time. His son, Raunak, claimed that he decided to leave his place after coming in front of PNB Fraud.
Likewise, the name of uncertain Shivaraman Nair is also registered as Director of Gilli India Limited. His registered address in CBI’s FIR is Chawl located in a narrow street in East Welfare. When the team reached the mirror, it came to know that Nair and his wife Rima had raised the above mentioned address and kept themselves in a building in nearby apartments.
‘My husband has not done anything wrong or has been hiding something’
Rima, who is present on her flat, said, ‘She is not actually a director in the company. She is an accountant. Some time ago some of the company said that they would give him the title of the director for the purpose of documenting. He further explains, ‘They have not done anything wrong nor are they hiding something. She has gone to Kerala to see her sister sick. ‘ The couple has two children.
Similarly, the name of Dahisar resident Mihir Joshi is also included in the FIR which is director of Gilli India. His address in the FIR is registered with a room-kitchen set house, which he took on rent and lived in a nearby flat. Joshi’s tenant Jamana Prasad said, “The police team came here last week only. We pay 7 thousand rupees but we never met Mihir Joshi. Sometimes his father comes to rent and sometimes we go to his house. ‘