Chandigarh: Salman Khan, sister Alvira summoned in fraud, cheating case
A local businessman in Chandigarh has filed a case of fraud and cheating against actor Salman Khan, his sister Alvira Khan and seven other Being Human associates. Arun Gupta, the complainant, has alleged that he spent Rs. 2 crore to open an exclusive Being Human Jewelry store, but didn't receive any support or promotion from Khan or his associates, even though it was assured.
'After opening showroom, we have not received any spot'
Gupta revealed that "two Being Human employees" pressurized him to open a showroom by saying "Salman Khan will come for opening." He even met the actor, who promised to provide the necessary help. But it's been 1.5 years, and Gupta has not "received anything," nor has Khan replied to his letters. "After opening showroom, we haven't received any spot," ANI quoted Gupta as saying.
Not Khan, but Aayush Sharma came for inauguration
Khan's associates involved in this case include the Being Human Foundation CEO and officials of Style Quotient (licensee of Being Human Jewellery), reported TOI. In the complaint, Gupta mentioned that the office, which was supposed to be used for "collecting stocks," remains closed since last February. Also, instead of the Tiger Zinda Hai actor, his brother-in-law Aayush Sharma inaugurated the showroom.
Police: Action will be taken if there's 'anything criminal'
Gupta was also allegedly assured that Khan would promote the showroom on his reality show, Bigg Boss, but even that didn't happen. Addressing the complaint, Chandigarh SP Ketan Bansal said, "We have received a complaint and for verification of the allegations, notices have been issued. They have been given time till July 13 to reply. If anything criminal is found, action will be taken."
This is ANI's Twitter thread on the alleged case
Chandigarh police summon Bollywood actor Salman Khan, his sister Alvira Khan and 7 others associated with Being Human in an alleged case of fraud.— ANI (@ANI) July 8, 2021
"They have been given till July 13 to reply. If there's anything criminal, action will be taken," Chandigarh SP Ketan Bansal. pic.twitter.com/Ye2dI97aN5
On the work front, Khan's next are 'Antim,' 'Tiger 3'
There has been no comment yet from Khan's side regarding the complaint. Meanwhile, the Sultan actor is busy with many upcoming projects, including Antim: The Final Truth and Tiger 3, alongside Katrina Kaif. Khan will also play a cameo in Shah Rukh Khan's next, Pathan, which also stars Deepika Padukone and John Abraham. Plus, he might sign the fourth installment of action-thriller, Race.