Malappuram natives not involved in Nedumkandam financial fraud: Crime Branch
Malappuram: The Malappuram natives, mentioned by Raj Kumar, were not involved in the Nedumkandam Haritha Finance case, the Crime Branch has found.
Investigations in this regard were held following the statement of Manju, an employee of Haritha Finance. Speaking to Mathrubhumi News, advocates Rajesh and Raju said they had only appeared for Raj Kumar in a cheque case.
The Crime Branch is conducting a detailed probe into the Haritha Finance case, which resulted in the suicide of proprietor Raj Kumar, to find out where the money had gone. The probe was progressing based on the statements of the finance company staff. Raj Kumar had told the staff that the money was being handed over to two Malappuram natives named Raju and Nazar.
The focus of the investigation on whether advocate Raju of Malappuram knew Raj Kumar. The investigation found a Rs 10,0000 cheque case.
The two advocates, Rajesh and Raju who appeared for the two sides spoke to Mathrubhumi News. “We do not know anything about the Haritha Finance case. We appeared for them for the cheque case alone. We never contacted them afterwards,” the advocates said.
Another person mentioned by raj Kumar was Nazar of Tavanur in Tirur, who stays abroad most of the time. The Crime Branch found that Nazar was not involved in the financial fraud. Nazar and Raj Kumar came into contact following a land deal. As Nazar was not paid the full amount of the deal, he filed a case against Raj Kumar’s wife. Later Nazar was given the full amount following which Nazar terminated all connections with Raj Kumar, the Crime Branch has learned.
In this situation, the Crime Branch is assuming that Raj Kumar’s statements were not true.