Police registered a case against DHFL promoter Kapil Wadhawan, who went to Mahabaleshwar with 23 of his colleagues during the lockdown.
The case of lockdown violations by DHFL promoters is now catching on. The police have registered a case against Kapil Wadhawan (DHFL promoter), who went to Mahabaleshwar (Khandala) with 23 of his colleagues during the lockdown.
The state government and authorities was facing a lot of trouble since this matter came to light. According to the latest news, CM Uddhav Thackeray was very angry with this and Amitabh Gupta, the principal secretary who now allowed Wadhawan to visit Mahabaleshwar, has been sent by the Home Minister on long leave.
It is noteworthy that DHFL promoter Kapil Wadhawan, along with 23 of his colleagues, was spotted by local municipal corporation officials at his farm house in Mahabaleshwar.
The state government was stirred when the matter came to light. The police detained all 23 people, including Wadhawan and all these are quarantined. Along with this, a case has been registered against all 23 people including Wadhawan for breaking the lockdown rules. Section 188, 269,270, 34 and Disaster Management Act 51 (b) of IPC, Section 11 of Maharashtra Covid 19 Regulations 2020 have been imposed on them.
After this case came to light, the state government has sent the Principal Secretary Amitabh Gupta on leave. Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh tweeted that “after consulting with Hon. CM Thackeray, Amitabh Gupta (Principal Secretary) has been sent on compulsory leave, until the investigation is complete.”