After remaining behind the bars for couple of months, the kingpin of Shreesurya Investment Scam Sameer Joshi reportedly saw some respite in the form of bail by Pune court but all his hopes were short lived as Akola court rejected his bail application. This means Sameer will be remaining in jail till he gets bail from Akola court.
Reliable sources said that around two weeks ago Sameer was granted bail by a court in Pune on solvent surety bond. However, soon his bail application was rejected when it came up for hearing at Akola court.
The Shreesurya Investment scam prime accused and company’s chief Sameer had wreaked havoc on hordes of investors who lost their money to the tune of over Rs 200 crores in his ponzi schemes that promised almost double the returns, only to default on the payments later.
Meanwhile, in response to the action taken report submitted before the District and Sessions Judge, Amravati Court, the Investigation Officer of Economic Offenses Wing, has reported that they are investigating on the some finer points. These include probing into Shreesurya Group’s alleged funding of movies and company’s newspaper advertisements expenditure. Besides, the investigation officer is also trying to verify whether TDS was deducted from the investors’ money and was it deposited with the government in right proportion.
Role of Anjangaon Surji’s religious ‘Guru’ being probed
The EoW also informed the the court that they were also trying to establish the link between Joshi and Anjangaon Surji based self styled godman. The officers said they were also looking whether this so called spiritual guru has some past criminal records or connection with any other fraudster. The EOW of Nagpur Police too have made some significant investigations into the case.