Some Things You Need to Know about the Vihaan Director Arrest Saga
Qnet, being based in Hong Kong, is the owner of the sub-franchisee Vihaan which is located in India. The saga started out 25 January, 2019 when India’s Supreme Court passed entering that is in favor of Vihaan direct selling (India) Pvt. Ltd. The Supreme Court order stated that there was ‘no coersive action’ against Vihaan direct selling (India) Pvt. Ltd. who are the petitioners of the case. The Supreme Court ordered the respondents of the case together with the state of Telangana to refrain from taking any further coersive steps in the FIRs that were filed against Vihaan direct selling (India) Pvt. Ltd.
On 26 January, 2019 three persons were arrested by the Cyberabad police including the director of Vihaan direct selling (India) Pvt. Ltd, Dilip Raj, together with two other independent representatives, namely, Chandar Kumar Chowdary and a businessman called Atur Kumar. According to the arrests, it was alleged that the director of Vihaan direct selling (India) Pvt. Ltd together with his three independent representatives were guilty of the running of a Ponzi scheme that is able to operate through a multi-level marketing business of Qnet.
Dilip Raj, the director of Vihaan direct selling (India) Pvt. Ltd, pleaded is innocence through a video put out to the media that he did not possess any knowledge about the financial deals of Qnet. He also added that Vihaan direct selling (India) Pvt. Ltd have no financial say when it comes to the finances of Qnet by reason of being only a sub-franchisee partner.
Qnet responded to the coersive action by the Cyberabad police as an unlawful arrest of its sub-franchisee partner’s director and that the action has no civil or criminal law conformance as it is in direct contempt of the order granted by the Hon. Supreme Court of India. Further claims by Qnet brought to light that there was police brutality in the recording of the video by the director of Vihaan direct selling (India) Pvt. Ltd, Dilip Raj, as he was first into the recording by many threats from the police and that this was nothing short of police brutality.
Qnet put it out that transcripts of the arrest were requested from the Cyberabad police as it was against the orders of the Hon. Supreme Court of India and that they would use the transcript before the Hon. Court. Qnet revealed that its distributors only earn commissions as a derivative of product sales and when the FIRs go to claim that the company is involved in a Ponzi scheme makes no sense at all.
Qnet also potentially public that its sub-franchisee, Vihaan direct selling (India) Pvt. Ltd, adheres correctly to all the requirements of the Central Government of India, particularly the Ministry Of Consumer Affairs and also of the state of Telengana.