Bhubaneswar: The Bureau of Immigration (BOI) has issued a Lookout Circular notice against the two directors of M/s Kinney Infotech Pvt. Ltd. on the request of Economic Offences Wing, Bhubaneswar.
The accused persons have been identified Bhiku Bisoi, a native of Ganjam, and Manikandan of Chennai.
The case has been registered by taking over the investigation of Bhanjanagar police station on the allegation of a huge collection of money from a large number of Job seekers by M/s Kinney Infotech Pvt. Ltd. through its office bearers for providing job/ work from home etc. and subsequent duping the Job seekers to the tune of more than Rs 1 crore.
During the investigation of the case in 2021, Bhiku and Manikandan opened its office at Bhanjanagar and employed some agents to persuade the common people to invest with their company with false assurance of providing the job /work from home etc.
Being allured, a large number of the unemployed mass had invested crores of rupees with the company with the hope to get jobs. But the accused persons misappropriated the invested amounts, closed the office, and fled away.
The accused persons are also directors of following other companies:
- Bisoyi Food & Beverage Private Limited
- Bisoyi Real Estate Private Limited
- Bisoyi Gifts & Entertainment Private limited
- Gomata Dairy Private Limited
- Indobritt Textiles Private Limited
- Bisoyi Electronics Private Limited
- Kinney Infotech Private Limited
It has been suspected that the accused persons are hiding/ absconding in Malaysia. As of now, more than 100 duped investors have been identified who have been cheated of more than Rs. 1 crore.
The Bhanjanagar Sub Divisional Judicial Magistrate (SDJM) has issued a Non-bailable Warrant against both the accused – Bhiku Bisoi and Manikandan. Four office bearers of the M/s Kinney Infotech Pvt. Ltd. engaged in unauthorized collection of public deposits have been arrested and forwarded to court. They are still in judicial custody.
It has also been requested that anyone giving credible information leading to arrest of the accused persons will be suitably rewarded. The information can be given on the Mobile number 9439216451. Notably, the name/details of the informer will be kept secret.