NEW: The south district police has started a probe into allegations by the elderly owner ofafter receiving a complaint claiming misappropriation of funds. The owner claimed that many donations were made to the elderly couple running the eatery but the person managing the funds gave him only Rs 2 lakh.
(80), who runs Baba Ka Dhaba, recently shot to fame after a video of him went viral on social media. The video was uploaded by aon his, YouTube channel and Twitter account. Titled “80 years old couple working hard to survive”, the clip went viral and a lot of celebrities came forward to financially help the couple. Speaking to TOI, Prasad said “I was given a little over Rs 2 lakh but I have no information about the rest of the money. The donations were received in the many bank accounts of the accused and his wife.”
In his complaint, Prasad stated that he tried to contact the accused many times and requested him to disclose the financial records regarding the total donations received, but the man always asked for more time. “The assurances have now turned into false promises and the accused along with his associates have not arranged for any good services to protect my interests. This has led to a huge loss to me,” said Prasad. No case has been registered but investigations are under way.