Good returns were promised by investing in fisheries, floriculture and medicinal plants business. Through this, about 7 crore rupees were cheated from 135 people. The Economic Offenses Wing (EOW) arrested three accused. They have been identified as Rajesh Kumar Laura (45) of Gurgaon, Ravi (28) of Hisar and Gajanand Kaushik (41) of Fazilka district of Punjab. A case was registered against them on 3 December 2019.
Additional commissioner RK Singh said that the victim Mukesh Kumar was lured to earn big money by selling all the products abroad. Through this, 52 lakh rupees were taken from him. This amount was invested in M/s Star Global Star Limited and Star Global Star Partnership Firm. But the company could not return the money as promised. After some time, the accused fled away after closing their business overnight. After this 135 accused gave their complaint against the company. During the investigation, the fraudulent amount of about seven crore rupees was revealed.
After investigation, the names of Gajanand Kaushik, Ravi, Rajesh Kumar Laura and Utpreksha came out among the people associated with the company. The police team arrested all of them. Five more cases are registered against the accused in other states. During interrogation, it was found that the accused had absconded only after the complaint was lodged with the police. After extensive investigation, it was found that accused Ravi and Gajanand Kaushik are lodged in Udaipur Central Jail. Both were arrested from there on 8 October. Taking both of them on remand, the third accused Rajesh Kumar Laura was caught from Hisar.
an accused PhD
Accused Rajesh Kumar Laura is the mastermind of this scam. He is a graduate from Hisar. It instigated people to invest money with the help of Gajanand Kaushik and Ravi among others. Accused Gajanand Kaushik is a PhD in astrology and Vastu Shastra from Punjab, while Ravi is illiterate. Police is investigating the whole matter.