The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of the Mumbai Police on Tuesday, December 20 reportedly arrested film producer Parag Sanghvi in connection with a cheating case. According to reports, it is alleged that Sanghvi has been sent to the EOW custody till December 25. Confirming the arrest of Sanghvi, ANI tweeted, “Mumbai police's Economic Offences Wing (EOW) on Monday arrested Bollywood film producer Parag Sanghvi in connection with a fraud case. A court sent Sanghvi to the custody of EOW till December 25: Mumbai Police.”
As per the Indian Express report, a senior official claimed that the complainant had purchased three flats in 2013 in a building at Turner Road in Bandra. He gave one of the flats on lease to two companies, one of which had Parag Sanghvi as a director, while two other flats were given on lease to other companies. The complainant alleged that the flats were sold by the companies including the one where Sanghvi was the director even though they were just given on lease. On the complaint, an FIR under IPC sections related to cheating, criminal conspiracy, breach of trust, making a false document, forgery of valuable security and using as genuine a forged document was registered against Sanghvi and others.
Earlier, in September, this year the Enforcement Directorate had conducted a raid at the producer’s properties in connection with a money laundering case. Back In 2018, Parag was questioned by Thane police in connection with an IPL betting racket in which several bookies were arrested.
Mumbai police's Economic Offences Wing (EOW) on Monday arrested Bollywood film producer Parag Sanghvi in connection with a fraud case. A court sent Sanghvi to the custody of EOW till December 25: Mumbai Police— ANI (@ANI) December 21, 2021
Talking about Parag Sanghvi’s professional career, he is known for his association with movies like Sarkar and Ab Tak Chappan. He also bankrolled projects like Salman Khan starter ‘Partner’, ‘Bhoot Return’s and ‘The Attacks of 26/11’. ALSO READ: Jacqueline Fernandez’s Story With Chandrashekhar To Be An OTT Series?; Nora Fatehi And Conman’s Chats Reveal SHOCKING Details
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