7 Reebok scam accused sent in judicial custody

The Special Investigation Team (SIT) produced all seven accused in the Rs 870 crore Reebok India case, who were arrested recently, in a city court on Wednesday and sent them in 14 days' judicial custody. The accused were arrested by the SIT late on Tuesday night in connection with the Rs 870 crore Reebok India scam.

Only one of the seven accused is working with Reebok India at present while the other six had quit the job before the scam was unearthed.

Meanwhile, Surakshit Bhatt, a co-accused in the case, applied for bail on Wednesday in a city court. The court fixed the date of hearing on October 13. This is the first bail application filed by an accused in the Reebok India case.

"These seven accused were found to be helping Reebok's former MD Subhender Singh Prem and ex-COO Vishnu Bhagat, the two top executives. Their services were terminated by the company on the charge of siphoning off Rs 870 crore," said Maheshwar Dayal, DCP (South-East).

The seven accused, Nikhil Upadhay, Anand Aggarwal, Lalit Marwah, Vikas Uppal, Manish Marwah, and Kapil Aggarwal were managers at the company.

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