Stock Guru scam: Court takes cognizance of charge sheet

New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) A Delhi court Friday took cognizance of a supplementary charge sheet filed in the multi-crore-rupee Stock Guru scam case against an alleged agent of prime accused Ullhas Prabhakar.

Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Ajay Pandey also issued production warrants of accused Naresh Kumar alias Naresh Kharb to appear before it Aug 30.

Filing the charge sheet, police had told the court that Kharb was one of the prominent agents working for Prabhakar and the investigating agency had recovered Rs.4 crore from his house during a raid.

He was arrested in May for forgery, criminal conspiracy, criminal breach of trust under the Indian Penal Code and Section 3, 4 and 5 of Prize Chit and Money Circulation (Banning) Act.

Main accused Prabhakar, and Raksha J. Urs - presently in judicial custody - were arrested by the Economic Offences Wing (EoW) of Delhi Police Nov 10, 2012, from Ratnagiri in Maharashtra.

They are accused of duping around two lakh investors across seven states of nearly Rs.500 crore by promising them high returns through their firm Stock Guru India, dealing in stocks.

The duo had posed as doctors, investors, businessmen and ran several fraudulent firms to dupe people, police said.

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