Allahabad High Court asks Rahul Bajaj to return cheque; His arrest in cheating case stayed

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Allahabad: Yesterday, on Friday 22nd April, the honourable Allahabad High Court decided in favour of Rahul Bajaj and stayed his arrest. Mr. Rahul Bajaj is a chairman of the Bajaj group of companies and in the present case, he is booked under the alleged charges of cheating.

It was seen that Mr. Bajaj is booked under the case of Cheating, and in this connection an First Information Report is being lodged on 30th day of last month (March) by the Petitioner Asha and Companies. In the report it is seemed alleged that the Bajaj had committed forgery by encashing a crossed cheque in spite of the payment which were allegedly being made earlier.

While, so the Chairman- Mr. Rahul Bajaj filed a writ petition before the Allahabad High Court, and it was tabled before the Division bench of the court, which is comprising of Justice- Bala Krishna Narayana and Justice Shashi Kant. It was seen that this bench of the court, after considering the plea sought by Mr. Bajaj, directed him to return the cheque to the trader concerned within a period of Ten Days.

The aforementioned FIR was lodged against the Bajaj companies’ chairman- Mr. Rahul Bajaj was filed in the Civil Line Police station in Allahabad. It was contended in the charges levelled against the well- known Mr. Bajaj the counsel representing the complainant in that case, said that Asha Company had purchased Microwave and Washing Machine through the agent of the Bajaj company. And as the said stuffs were purchased on loan, the said agent from the Bajaj Company was issued with a cross cheque. Moreover it was said that the Asha Company had paid the charges against the purchase of said stuffs, but despite that the agent of Bajaj company had taken money from the said cross cheque.

As such, the said decision by the Allahabad High Court was taken by its bench after hearing the pleas of both the parties to the litigation. And in this situation, the Rahul Bajaj now is required to return the cheque to the trader- Asha Company on or before coming 2nd day of May, this year.

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