Wednesday, May 22, 2024
HomeNews ReportsBollywood financier Yusuf Lakdawala 'brought dead' to JJ Hospital, was in Arthur Road Jail...

Bollywood financier Yusuf Lakdawala ‘brought dead’ to JJ Hospital, was in Arthur Road Jail over charges of forgery and fraud

Lakdwala was sufferig from cancer. he was arrested first by the Mumbai Police and then by the ED in a case of financial fraud and cheating.

Builder and Bollywood financier Yusuf Lakdawala, who had been arrested in cheating and financial fraud case, passed away earlier today. As per reports, Lakdawala, who has been lodged in Arthur Road Jail, was declared ‘brought dead’ at Mumbai’s JJ Hospital.

Lakdwala was reportedly suffering from cancer. He was arrested first by the Mumbai Police and then by the ED in a case of financial fraud and cheating. Lakdawala was one of Mumbai’s well-known developers and had invested in Bollywood too.

As per reports, the exact cause of death is yet to be ascertained. An accidental death report, (ADR) has been filed in the case.

Lakdawala was under judicial custordy. He was being probed for conspiracy and forgery, among other allegations by the ED and the Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of the Mumbai Police.

Lakdwala was arrested by ED in a land deal case in May 2021. He was accused of trying to sell land that belonged to Mulk Raj Anand. As per a report in Republic TV, the land was in Khandala and had at one time belonged to the ruler of Hyderabad.

The developer had allegedly forged papers and had claimed that the land was gifted to his father in law. He had tried to flee the country but was arrested in Ahmedabad.

Ayodhra Ram Mandir special coverage by OpIndia

  Support Us  

Whether NDTV or 'The Wire', they never have to worry about funds. In name of saving democracy, they get money from various sources. We need your support to fight them. Please contribute whatever you can afford

OpIndia Staff
OpIndia Staff
Staff reporter at OpIndia

Related Articles

Trending now

‘Paisa bolta hai, sab chalta hai’: Pune Porsche crash reveals so many things that are wrong with us, the system and laws

The granting of bail to the teen accused in the Pune Porsche case reveals how cheap human lives, especially those of poor ones, are in our country.

‘Nationalist’ Aquib Mir poses as Hindu to gain trust of married Hindu woman, tricks her into nikah, beats her when questioned about multiple affairs:...

The victim was already married and had a son when she came in contact with Aquib Mir. In her complaint, she said that at that time, she was in a vulnerable position as her husband was suffering from medical issues leading to stress and an emotionally weak situation. Aquib contacted her on Instagram posing as a Hindu man named Ravi Rajput in 2021. They became friends and slowly came closer. 

Recently Popular

- Advertisement -