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Up to date: November 2, 2020 11:49:27 pm
Kanta Prasad (80), who runs the now well-known Baba Ka Dhaba in South Delhi, has filed a criticism towards YouTuber Gaurav Wasan for allegedly misappropriating cash that was raised to assist him and his spouse.
Wasan had shot the extensively shared video of the aged man and his spouse on October 7, which confirmed the couple speaking about lack of shoppers on the eatery in Malviya Nagar, following which a number of individuals donated cash.
On Sunday, Prasad advised The Indian Express he has solely obtained a cheque of Rs 2 lakh from Wasan. “I don’t get numerous prospects now; most individuals come right here to take selfies… Earlier I used to be incomes over Rs 10,000 per day, now it’s Rs 3,000-Rs 5,000,” he stated. The criticism filed by Prasad, together with a gaggle of males, at Malviya Nagar police station Saturday claims Wasan “intentionally shared his and his household’s financial institution particulars and picked up an enormous quantity as donation”.
DCP (South) Atul Kumar Thakur stated, “We obtained the criticism yesterday and are enquiring into it.” No FIR has been registered but.
Wasan denied the allegations and stated he transferred all the cash into Prasad’s account: “After I shot the video, I didn’t know it might change into this huge. I didn’t need individuals to harass Baba (Prasad) so I shared my financial institution particulars…” Wasan shared three receipts of the transactions, all dated October 27 — two cheques of Rs 1,00,000 and Rs 2,33,000 and one receipt of financial institution fee of Rs 45,000. He stated this was the sum of money collected within the three days. Wasan additionally put up a financial institution assertion on Facebook through which the overall cash credited within the three days is round Rs 3.5 lakh. Requested in regards to the different two transactions, Prasad stated he hasn’t been in a position to test his account as he doesn’t carry his telephone.
Whereas some YouTubers alleged Wasan obtained Rs 20-25 lakh, Wasan denied it. “Now we have initiated authorized motion towards the YouTubers,” he stated.
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