SunstarTV Bureau: Mumbai Police summoned famous comedian Kapil Sharma for his statement on car designer Dilip Chhabria’s alleged cheating and forgery case.
Last month, the Mumbai police had dig out a major DC Avanti car financing and forgery scam and arrested Chhabria in relevance to the case.
As per Kapil’s statement, he is being alleged for duping by Chhabria and also showed willingness to share information in connection with the case. He appeared before the Crime Intelligent Unit (CIU) on Thursday to record his statement.
The car’s owner produced documents which were found to be genuine and showed that it was registered at Chennai. According to police, another car with the same engine and chassis number was found to be registered in Haryana.
The probe revealed that loans averaging Rs 42 lakh per car were availed by Dilip Chhabria Design Pvt Ltd for DC Avantis, and being manufactured in the name of bogus customers, it said.
“The cars were on paper hypothecated to the finance firm but were already sold off to customers,” claimed the investigators. Various Non-Banking Finance Companies including BMW Financial Services were duped in this way, police have said.