The Delhi Police has issued a lookout circular against Khan Chacha owner Navneet Kalra after 524 oxygen concentrators were recovered from his restaurants in the national capital. Kalra has also filed an anticipatory bail plea at the Saket court in order to escape arrest in this hoarding case.
Kalra is the owner of three restaurants from which a large number of oxygen concentrators were recovered through raids by the Delhi Police. 419 of the 524 concentrators were seized from a restaurant-cum-bar in the Lodhi Colony area whereas 96 and nine of them were recovered from Khan Chacha and Town Hall respectively.
Kalra is suspected to have fled Delhi along with his family members and his mobile phone has been switched off ever since the case broke out too. Raids have been carried out at neighbouring states and also his Chattarpur farmhouse.
“10 to 12 teams of Delhi Police had arrived (at farmhouse), Sahab (Navneet Kalra) had left the farmhouse late night along with his family in his car, without the driver. Delhi Police went inside and searched the farmhouse as a part of the raid,” one of the guards from the farmhouse told India Today.
The concerned oxygen concentrators were imported through a private company from China. The police has also recovered an audio clip in which Kalra was seen discussing the allotment of oxygen concentrators to specific ‘friends’ in the Khan Market area.
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