Bollywood actor Shilpa Shetty and her mother Sunanda Shetty have been named in an alleged fraud case in Uttar Pradesh.
A team of the Lucknow Police is expected to be in Mumbai to question Shilpa Shetty and her mother Sunanda Shetty in the alleged fraud case in the name of a wellness centre. Two FIRs have been registered at Hazratganj and Vibhuti Khand police stations in Lucknow and the police have now intensified the investigation in both cases.
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According to police officials, Shilpa Shetty runs a fitness chain named Iosis Wellness Centre. The chairman of this company is Shilpa Shetty, while her mother Sunanda is the director.
According to reports, Shilpa Shetty and her mother allegedly took crores of rupees from two persons in the name of opening a branch of the wellness centre, but the promise was not fulfilled.
A complaint in this regard was lodged by Jyotsna Chauhan, a resident of Omaxe Heights, at the Vibhuti Khand police station and by Rohit Veer Singh at the Hazratganj police station.
The Hazratganj Police and Vibhuti Khand Police have sent notices for questioning to Shilpa Shetty and her mother.
A senior police official said the investigation officer in this case would leave for Mumbai on Monday to question actress Shilpa Shetty and her mother Sunanda.