Delhi police’s Economic Offences Wing has lodged a case against Haryanvi singer and dancer Sapna Chaudhary and her family members on the charges of criminal breach of trust, criminal conspiracy, cheating and misappropriation of funds.
The complaint is filed by a celebrity management company that was managing Sapna. She has been booked under Section 420, Section 120 B, and Section 406 of Indian Penal Code. The FIR names Sapna, her mother namely Mrs. Neelam, her brother namely Mr. Karan, her Bhabhi namely Mrs. Rachna and her sister namely Mrs. Shivani.
The FIR has been filed by Director of P&M Movies Pvt. Ltd, Pawan Chawla. As per the First Information Report, Sapna got into limelight after her entry in reality show Big Boss 11 and after her exit, she was not getting enough work offers. Then, she approached the complainant company for work in March 2018.
The complainant stated that the company didn’t show much interest in working with her initially. But after she requested, Chawla agreed and made it very clear to the accused Sapna very categorical that she needs a big change-over, a make-over if she wishes to enter into a higher level in this field especially her dancing, living, makeup personality etc.
Following the discussion, an Artist Management Agreement was signed stating that she would not be working with any other company nor join any other company nor have direct or indirect contact with any clients of the complainant nor even can perform on her own for any individual without permission.
“The preliminary enquiry was conducted into this joint complaint by the undersigned and prima facie, enquiry discloses that the alleged persons mentioned in the complaint, in the conspiracy with each other have cheated complainants by not returning the loan amount obtained through loan cum trust agreements etc. Prima facie, an offence u/s 406/420/120-B IPC is made out,” said the FIR.