13 Jul 2019
Virender Sehwag's wife accuses business partners of forgery, FIR filed
In her complaint, she alleged that they took a loan of Rs. 4.5 crore from a Delhi-based creditor by forging her signatures.
Although the complaint was submitted last month, a case was registered just recently on July 12.
An FIR has been lodged against the accused.
Aarti alleged accused tried to influence creditors using Sehwag's name
In her complaint, Aarti alleged, "The accused persons approached the creditors without any consent and knowledge of the complainant ... and availed loan of Rs. 4.5 crore from them."
She has named eight of her business partners in the FIR including one Rohit Kakkar.
She also said that Kakkar tried to influence the creditors and misuse the funds using her husband's name.
Creditors filed a complaint due to default in payment
Later, they issued two postdated cheques to the creditors. However, the firm failed to pay back the loan amount.
The complaint filed also stated, "Due to the default, the creditors invoked the arbitration clause and filed a complaint in the court."
"During the proceeding, it was shocking for the complainant to see her signature and partite agreement, which she had never signed," it read.
Aarti tied knot with Sehwag in 2004 in Delhi
To recall, Virender and Aarti tied the knot in April of 2004 in New Delhi at the residence of the then Union Law and Justice Minister, Arun Jaitley.
The couple has two sons, elder one Aryavir was born in 2007 and Vedant in 2010.
Currently, Virender is in England for the ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup, fulfilling commentary duties.
FIR filed against alleged accused under various IPC sections
Based on the complaint, an FIR has been registered against the alleged accused under various sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), which include cheating and dishonesty (420), forgery (468), using as genuine a forged document (471) and furtherance of common intention (34).