Cheating case lodged against Hero Motocorp, its MD Pawan Munjal
The court passed the order saying that "prima facie" the offences appear to be made out against 11 persons, including the company's Managing Director Pawan Munjal.
"From the facts of the case, prima facie cognisable offences appears to be made out against the accused persons and police investigation is required to determine the genuineness of the allegations levelled.
"Accordingly, Station House Officer of Police Station Shakarpur is directed to register an FIR and conduct proper investigation of this case. However, the investigating officer is not bound to arrest the accused persons until some credible evidence is found against them," Metropolitan Magistrate A K Aggarwal said.
The magistrate's order came on the plea of a Delhi-based businessman whose firm, Brains Logistics Pvt Ltd, had a contract with Hero Motocorp to provide it manpower and to manage warehousing operations of its spare parts division.
The businessman, Roop Darshan Pandey, in his plea had sought lodging of an FIR against Munjal and others for allegedly colluding with each other to wrongfully end his contract and accused them of usurping around 550 of his employees.
The other accused include the owner and manager of another firm, who allegedly colluded with the Hero Motocorp officials in this regard.
In its status report, the police had said no offence, as
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