The Enforcement Directorate (ED), Lucknow Zonal Office, has attached movable and immovable assets to the tune of ₹112.36 crore, in the case of Garvit Innovative Promoters Ltd (GIPL) and Sanjay Bhati in the bikebot scam of Gautam Buddh Nagar, a senior ED official said.
The Greater Noida-headquartered ‘bikebot’ taxi service is accused of duping about ₹3,000-4,000 crore from 2.25 lakh investors in multiple states including Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Haryana.
The official said ₹107.01 crore comprising immovable property including flats in ‘Saga Habitat’ project of Zenith Township Pvt Ltd, University Land and Buildings of Arni University, Kangra, Himachal Pradesh, under construction towers in ‘Amadeus’ Project of Saha Infratech Private Limited and in ‘White House Project’ of Nobel Buildtech and movable properties including FDRs/TDRs worth ₹5.35 crore have been attached provisionally.
Last year, on July 20, the ED had attached movable and immovable properties worth ₹103.73 crore which has been confirmed by the adjudicating authority, Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), New Delhi, vide its order in January 2021.
In all, 26 immovable properties and 22 bank accounts in the name of GIPL, Independent TV Ltd, Mars Enviorotech Pvt Ltd, Axle Energy Pvt Ltd, Pantel Mobility Health Pvt Ltd and other associate entities were attached which includes Snow Touch Resort in Manali and commercial space in Grand Venezia Commercial Towers in Greater…