Bollywood actor Salman Khan’s team has issued an official statement after reports of a complaint filed against the actor, his sister Alvira Khan and others, for ‘cheating’, surfaced. The statement clarifies everything. Earlier today, ANI reported that the Chandigarh Police has summoned actor Salman Khan, sister Alvira Agnihotri Khan and six others, following a complaint of alleged cheating. The complaint was filed by a local businessman. The complainant, Arun Gupta alleged that Being Human employees asked him to invest Rs 2 Crore for a franchise. Speaking with the news agency, Gupta claimed that the Being Human employees pressured him by saying that Salman would visit the store.
The statement issued by Salman Khan’s team reads: “This is to clarify the following- In December 2015, ‘Being Human-The Salman Khan Foundation’ appointed Style Quotient Jewellery Pvt. Limited (SQJPL) as their global licensee for the jewellery vertical. The same was for handling manufacturing & Sales of Jewellery under the Brand Name of Being Human. On 3rd August 2018, SQJPL signed an MOU with Modern Jewels (Arun Gupta) to be the first Franchisee of “Being Human Jewellery”. The current matter is between SQJPL and Modern Jewels alone as neither ‘Being Human-The Salman Khan Foundation’, Salman Khan, Alvira Khan nor any other representative of the Foundation are parties to the said MOU and they have nothing to do with it. In fact, Mr. Salman Khan is only the owner of the Brand “Being Human” and not even a trustee of the Being Human Foundation. We sincerely request Media houses to ascertain facts with the concerned authorities where the complaint has been registered before publishing or republishing any media article about this matter. We at SQJPL have already submitted a written response that clarifies all of the above. Since the matter is currently sub judice, we will not be able to comment more. We would also like to clarify that Alvira Khan, representatives of Being Human-The Salman Khan Foundation have always been extremely supportive of the partners and we will always hold them in high esteem.”
For the unversed, speaking with the news agency, the complainant Arun Gupta said, “After opening the showroom, we have not received any spot. They called us for a meet-and-greet with Salman Khan. I met him and he promised me. Now 1.5 years have passed and I have not received anything. Salman did not reply to my letters.” Meanwhile, Chandigarh SP Ketan Bansal said, “They have been given till July 13 to reply. If there's anything criminal, action will be taken.” Opening up on the case, Bansal said that if there is anything criminal, the required action will be taken after July 13.
On the work front, Salman Khan has films- Antim: The Final Truth, Kick 2, Kabhi Eid Kabhi Diwali and Tiger 3 in his kitty. He was last seen in Radhe: Your Most Wanted Bhai. Also Read: Salman Khan Gives A Sneak Peek Of His Outdoor Gym In Latest VIDEO; Fans Can't Stop Drooling Over His Biceps
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