Solar scam accused Saritha Nair gets 6 years imprisonment.
A court here on Tuesday sentenced con artist Saritha S Nair to six years in rigorous prison in a cheating case related to the solar panel scam that rocked Kerala during the previous UDF rule run by Congress.
Saritha Nair was the second defendant in the case related to the infamous scam. Also, read 100 Beds of the Ashoka Hotel for judges very misleading: Delhi High court.
Judicial Magistrate First Class-III K Nimmi acquitted the third defendant B Manimon, while the verdict of Biju Radhakrishnan, the first defendant, in this case, was set in motion.
The court awarded the prison sentence for four different crimes, including deception.
A fine of Rs 10,000 has been issued for four offenses, for a total of Rs 40,000.
Pursuant to an order issued by the court, Saritha was arrested at her residence in Thiruvananthapuram by the investigating officer last week and taken into judicial custody after being taken to Kozhikode.
The order was issued against him because he did not appear in court.
According to a complaint filed by Kozhikode native Abdul Majeed to the police in 2012, the two defendants, Nair and Biju Radhakrishnan had taken 42.70 lakhs of rupees from him for offering franchises in their company, in addition to installing solar panels in their business. office and home.
But neither the contract was executed nor was the money refunded, the whistleblower claimed.
The court of the first instance was to deliver a sentence in February, but since the defendants did not appear, the ruling had to be postponed.
Biju Radhakrishanan and Saritha Nair are the first and second defendants respectively in the case, the trial of which began on January 25, 2018.
Saritha S Nair and her accomplice Biju Radhakrishnan had scammed many people out of millions of rupees by promising to install solar panels and offering franchises and jobs at their company, Team Solar Renewable Energy Solutions Company.