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Madras Cafe actress Leena Paul arrested with live-in partner for cheating

India TV News Desk 02 Jun 2015, 12:52:04 PM IST
India TV News Desk

New Delhi: Southern actress Leena Maria Paul and her live-in partner Shekhar Chandrashekhar have been arrested by Economic Offences Wing of Mumbai. The couple is accused of alleged cheating of Rs 10 crore.

Along with the couple, four more people have been arrested by the EOW for helping the duo. The six accused were sent to police custody till June 4.

As per the reports, Leeha and Shekhar allegedly started a forged investment company promising investors 10 times return of the investment in a short period. But at the time of the return, as per the complaint, Leena and Shekhar made excuses and did not return the money to the investors. Mumbai Crime Branch received multiple complaints against the couple.

The couple lived in Mumbai's Goregaon area in a plush flat. During a search, 137 imported watches and 7 luxury cars have also been recovered.

This is not the first time that the couple has been involved in such a case. In 2013, Leena and Chandrashekhar had duped Canara bank in Chennai by taking away Rs 19 crore.