Early Times Report
Jammu, May 11: A local court on Saturday rejected the bail application of prominent businessman Sandeep Gulhati who is allegedly involved in a fraud case.
The First Additional Sessions Judge Jammu, YP Kotwal, after hearing senior advocate Sunil Sethi for the applicant and APP Ajay Singh Manhas for the Crime Branch of police and advocate MK Raina for the complainant, observed that the court "does not see any change in circumstances except filing of challan. As such the (bail) application filed by the applicant is not maintainable and is dismissed."
According to the case details, one Navneet Mahajan had moved a written complaint before police station Crime Branch, Jammu, alleging therein that one C.K.Gulhati, and Shalinder & Sandeep Gulhati are jointly running/owing and controlling their business in the name and style of M/S National Garages in Jammu and Srinagar and are dealers of Tata Motors.
That one of the common family friend namely Divta Ashish Singh Jamwal, son of Thakur Dewakar Singh, resident of 129 A/D Gandhi Nagar, Jammu induced the complainant and his father namely late D.K.Mahajan that the above named accused jointly own and controlled two pieces of land at Gangyal measuring 29 kanals, which they wished to sell or develop, and out of his cunning plan, induced the complainant in this deal and initiated the talks.
The father of the complainant was a leading businessman of Jammu and the complainant was assisting in the business of coal which was the main business besides other businesses in Jammu and Kashmir.
The complainant's father was suffering from ailment like Parkinson Disease and due to the criminal acts of the accused the said problem deteriorated because of tension, stress and anxiety caused by the accused as hard earned money to the tune of Rs 12.90 crore of the complainant and his family had been duped/swindled in a well mannered, planned and executed by the accused.