KOZHIKODE: After Tushar Vellapally, who is facing the heat in a cheque-bounce case in UAE, another businessman from Kerala, Baiju Gopalan is now said to be in jail there.
Baiju, the son of businessman Gokulam Gopalan, has been arrested by the Oman police and handed over to Dubai in a cheque-bouncing case.
According to sources, the case was filed by a Tamil Nadu native in connection with an amount of 2-crore UAE dirham, which is equivalent to a whopping 39 crore INR.
Baiju is now in Al-Ain jail. His passport has been seized by the Al-Ain public prosecutor.
The UAE has issued a travel ban on Baiju following the case.
Baiju, who is believed to have secretly reached Oman for boarding an India flight from Muscat, was caught by the police.