'Cheat' meets mysterious end
By: Atul Krishan
He had allegedly duped about 300 people"His family members claimed that they did not know how he fell from the third floor. He had injury marks all over his body. We are awaiting the post-mortem report," the officer said. No suicide note was recovered from his possession. Subash, who lived in B Block in Aman Vihar area with his wife and two sons, was a native of Rohtak, Haryana. He had come to Delhi some six years ago and had set up a firm Stop Loss Commodity Pvt Ltd along with two associates.
He duped nearly 300 people to the tune of thousand crores rupees after promising them high interest rates and returns on their investments. One of his victims had even committed suicide.
In the net: A case was registered against Subhash Aggarwal, his wife and
two associates by Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of Delhi Police in 2009.
On Tuesday afternoon, Subash Aggarwal, the alleged cheat, was found dead under mysterious circumstances. A senior police officer said that they got a call from Maharaja Agrasen Hospital in Punjabi Bagh area that Aggarwal had died after falling form third floor of his office at around 12:30 pm.
Aggarwal used to lure people to invest money in his firm, promising them high interest every month and significant returns too. A lot of people fell prey to his scheme and invested in his firm. After accumulating a huge amount running into crores, Subash simply disappeared along with his family. Finding that they had been duped, a mob of more than 300 people then ransacked and torched his office in June 2009. Heavy police force was deployed in the area after the incident. The victims then approached police.
A case was registered against Subash, his wife and two associates by Economic Offence Wing (EOW) of the Delhi Police. Subash was then arrested on June 13. The police filed a 3000-page chargesheet against him in Rohini court. Sources said that Subash had gathered around Rs 1,000 crore from investors across the capital. He was later released on bail.
On Tuesday, his family told the police that Subash had left home for office (which is near his home) for some urgent work. "At around 10 am, he got a call and told us that he was going out to meet someone. Two hours after he left home, we got a call saying that he was lying in a pool of blood below his office. We reached the spot and rushed him to hospital but he was declared brought dead," said his family members to the police.
His 'victim' had committed suicide
In June 2009, when Subash Aggarwal's fraud came to light, one of his victim's reportedly committed suicide.
The man, 25-year-old Ashok Gupta, had consumed poison at his Aman Vihar house in northwest Delhi. He was rushed to Sanjay Gandhi Memorial hospital where he died during treatment. His family members claimed that he had deposited hundreds of thousands of rupees in Aggarwal's firm and had become tense after coming to know that he had been cheated.