Lucknow: A multimillion money laundering and scam case has been registered by the Reserve Bank of India against Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP)'s Rajya Sabha member, Akhilesh Das Gupta and his wife Alka Gupta. The case has been filed in Lucknow CJM court.
RBI has filed case involving money laundering of Rs 10,000 crores and Rs 100 crore scam. Gupta couple is alleged to have been involved in
money laundering with help of Indian Mercantile Co-operative Bank Limited.
As per received information, RBI's urban bank department's deputy General Manager Gouresh Rama Kotiyan filed case under section 47 and 56 of Banking Regulation Act against Merchantile Co-Operative Bank Limited's main branch, Akhilesh Das Gupta and Mrs Alka Gupta and 27 others.
All these have been booked in a case under criminal law 1973 section 200 and 223 (a). If proved guilty, then Gupta couple can be given punished under Indian penal Code (IPC) sections 166,167,168,169, 409,418, 465,467,468,474 34 120(B).
It is notable that Alka Gupta wife of Akhilesh Das Gupta was chairperson of Indian Mercantile co—operative bank. She used her influence and power to do all this scam and money laundering. A complaint was made with RBI in 2004.