Mahendra Singh Dhoni, former Indian cricket team captain and president of New Global Upajvardhak India Limited has been convicted by Bihar’s Begusarai court in a case involving bounced checks.
The case was filed by DS Enterprises president Neeraj Kumar Nirala before the court Chief Justice Rumpa Kumari under various sections of the Indian Penal Act and the NI Act against MS Dhoni and seven others (CEO) Rajesh Arya; Director, Manager Mahendra Singh; Marketing Manager Arpit Dubey, AD Iran Bin Jafar; Marketing Director Vandana Anand, and Marketing Director Bihar Ajay Kumar) of Upajvardhak India Global Ltd. new.
In 2021, DS Enterprises signed an agreement with New Global Upajvardhak India to sell fertilizers. Agency paid 36.86 lakh to the company for the product. Nirala said the company sent fertilizer to his agent but did not cooperate with the marketing as promised. Nirala alleges that he is having difficulty selling fertilizer due to non-cooperation from Dhoni’s company and loss in his business.
Then after a dispute between Nirala and Global Upajvardhak, the latter issued a check 30,000 for the complainant and raise all the fertilizers given to him.
However, the check issued was bounced, then the relevant company officials were served notice but no action was taken.
As a result, Nirala filed a lawsuit against Mahendra Singh Dhoni and 7 other members of the company.
The Begusarai Court referred the case to the court of Judge Ajay Kumar Mishra. The case will be retried on June 28.