Ponty Chadha’s son, Manpreet Singh Chadha, was arrested by the Economic Offences Wing from the Delhi airport in connection with a cheating case, an official said Thursday. The late liquor baron’s son was detained at the Indira Gandhi International airport when he was leaving for Phuket on Wednesday night, Additional Commissioner of Police (Economic Offences Wing) Suvashis Choudhary said.
Before his arrest, the airport’s security staff and immigration officers were alerted and a Look Out Circular (LOC) was issued, the officer said, adding that he will be produced before a court on Thursday afternoon. Chadha is the director of Uppal-Chadha Hi-tech Developers Private Limited.
Choudhary said a case was also registered against him and other promoters of Wave Group in connection with another matter.