FIR filed against BJP MLC Pravin Darekar for bank fraud by Mumbai Police

Mar 15, 2022 01:30 pm

Mumbai police have registered an FIR under various IPC sections, including 420 (cheating), 406 (criminal breach of trust), 120-b (criminal conspiracy) against BJP MLC Pravin Darekar.

The FIR was registered in connection with an alleged bank scam case, following a complaint by Aam Aadmi Party functionary Dhananjay Shinde.

The complainant alleged that Darekar posed as a labourer, which was later found wrong. He was the Mumbai Bank chairman from 2011 to 2021 and allegedly indulged in various financial irregularities.

Shinde said he approached the MRA Marg police here on January 8 to lodge an FIR against Darekar for allegedly cheating people, the bank and the cooperative department.