Two arrested for allegedly donating Rs 2 cr to AAP through shell companies

New Delhi(DL): 2 people, involving a chartered accountant, has been detained for reportedly donating INR two cr to the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) using shell businesses formed based on fabricated documents, Delhi(DL) Police’s Economic Offense Wing stated on Fri..

The 2 detained people, detected as CA Sudhanshu Bansal & Mukesh Kumar, had also reportedly indulged in forming shell businesses by acquiring DIN based on fabricated documents & photographs.

As per the police, the arrests have been made in connection with a complaint lodged based on a case from Registrar of Businesses, New Delhi(DL), mentioning the name of 4 businesses who reportedly donated INR 50 lakhs every to the Aam Aadmi Party in Apr 2014.

Joint Commissioner of Police (EOW) Dr OP Mishra stated that during this inquiry, it has been disclosed that the 4 businesses didn’t exist in the address available with the ROC report & the FSL record affirmed that the different documents relating to Deepak Aggarwal submitted to the Ministry of Corporate Affairs for issuing DIN are bearing his own forged signatures.

“It has been also identified that the forged documents for acquiring DIN within the name of Deepak Aggarwal have been submitted within the Digital Signature Certificate of Chartered Accountant Sudhanshu Bansal,” Mishra stated in an announcement.

“Inquiry also disclosed that all this directors of the 4 businesses namely Yogesh Kumar, Mohit Kumar, Dharmender & remaining are employees of charged Mukesh Kumar. The trail of the amount indicated that the fund for donation to Aam Aadmi Party has been generated from that account(a/c) of Antara Purukul Sr. Residing Ltd, a subsidiary firm of ‘Max Crowd’,” it stated.

The complaint has been lodged under Segment 420 (Deceiving & dishonestly), 467 (forgery of valuable security, going to), 468 (forgery for purpose of deceiving), 471 (Utilizing as genuine a forged record) & 120-B (offender conspiracy) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) has been lodged in EOW Police Station, Delhi(DL) on Nov 21, 2015.

In its case, the Registrar of Businesses had claimed that 4 businesses — Goldmine Buildcon Pvt Ltd, Skyline Metal & Alloys Pvt Ltd, Sunday Vision Agencies Pvt Ltd, & Infolance Software Services Ltd — donated INR 50 lakh every to Aam Aadmi Party on Apr 5, 2014.

The police officer said that ROC registered the case after taking up a suo-moto investigation in Feb 2015, when the problem of donation by this 4 businesses to AAP has been covered by this media.

The case had claimed that the 4 businesses are bogus & that there has been a massive infusion of amount in these businesses by way of ‘distribute premium money’ however the source of the amount wasn’t revealed.
Furthermore inquiry is now in progress to unearth a bigger conspiracy, the police officer said.