A complaint has been filed before a Delhi Court, seeking registration of FIR against owners of Patanjali Ayurved Limited for making a “false claim” in the media that they have found a cure for the Novel Corona Virus, with intention to cause “wrongful gain” to themselves.
The complaint has been filed under section 156(3) of CrPC by Advocate Tushar Anand before the court of Chief Metropolitan Magistrate, Patiala House Court.
The Petitioner has contended that by virtue of their claims pertaining to the said medicine “Coronil”, Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev, Acharya Balkrishna, Swami Muktanand and Swami Shankerdev conspired to spread infection of disease dangerous to life by misrepresenting & alluring their innocent followers/ consumers to buy the above said medicine.
It is stated that the Police has failed to register an FIR against the accused persons for committing offences under section 120-B read with 270 (malignant act likely to spread infection of disease dangerous), 420 (cheating) and 504 (intentionally insults with intent to provoke break of public peace), and provisions of the Drugs & Cosmetics Act and Drugs & Magic Remedies Act.
The petition is filled by Advocate Lalit Valecha, Manu Prabhakar, Sadaf Iliyas Khan & Abhinav Meena from Evision Legal Solution LLP, New Delhi.
A complaint against the company owners, Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev (Founder) and Acharya Balkrishna (MD, CEO), has also been filed before a court in Muzaffarpur, Bihar.