Akash Pathak’s 4-Day Remand In Sky King Fraud Case Concludes
Bhubaneswar: Akash Pathak, son of IFS officer Abhay Kant Pathak, who was taken on a 4-day remand in connection with Rs 65 lakh fraud charges levelled against him by Sky King travel agency, concluded today.
This was informed by Bhubaneswar Deputy Commissioner of Police Umashankar Dash.
Informing about the end of four-day police remand of Akash, the DCP said, “We had taken Akash on four-day remand in connection with a case filed at Kharavel Nagar police station to elicit more information and evidence and take the investigation ahead. The purpose for which we had taken him on remand was successful. We will soon bring the case to the conclusion.”
As per reports, Sky King managing partner Prabhas Kumar Choudhary had alleged that Akash, impersonating himself as managing director of Tata Motors Limited, had sent mails to the agency and handed over forged documents to book charter flights and hotels worth Rs 2.78 crore since June this year.
However, they paid Rs 2.13 crore and refused to clear the remaining dues, the complainant alleged.
Choudhary also alleged that the father-son duo threatened the agency officials of dire consequences when they refused to continue the service.