Recently, a piece of shocking news for all the Indians coming that Ashish Lata Ramgobin, the 56 years old great-granddaughter of Mahatma Gandhi has been jailed for seven years. Yes, Lata was involved in a fraud and forgery case of six million rands (Rs 3.22 crore). The punishment was sentenced by Durban court after she found guilt in the case of fraud of such a huge amount. If we talk about the complete incident then Ashish Lata Ramgobin defrauds a very big businessman, SR Maharaj. When the businessman got that she is defrauding him, he lodged a complaint against her and she actually found guilty in the case of fraud.

Mahatma Gandhi's Great-Granddaughter

Let’s talk about the complete incident that everyone eager to know. Everyone knows that Mahatma Gandhi was an Indian lawyer, anti-colonial nationalist, and political ethicist who used non-violent resistance to lead a successful campaign for India’s independence from British rule. Now, the news that highlight and we are talking about was actually very shocking for all the people who hear about Mahatma Gandhi. Now, Ashish Lata Ramgobin jailed by the Durban court, and she has been arrested now in the case of defrauding a businessman.

She is accused to get an advanced payment of Rs. 6.2 million for allegedly clearing import and Customs duties for a non-existent consignment from India. After that, SR Maharaj was promised a share of profit to her also. Noted rights activist Ila Gandhi and the late Mewa Ramgobind’s daughter Lata Ramgobin was also refused permission by the Durban Specialized Commercial Crime Court to appeal both conviction and sentence. The confirmed statement of Brigadier Hangwani Mulaudzi of the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) said that Lata Ramgobin has provided counterfeit invoices and documents to persuade investors that three containers of linen easily shipped in from India.

Let us also tell you that Lata Ramgobin was released on a bail of 50,000 rands. If we talk about SR Maharaj, director of the New Africa Alliance Footwear Distributors then Lata met him in 2015. The company imports manufacture, and sells clothing, linen, and footwear, and also provides finance to other companies on a profit-share basis. Lata told Maharaj that she had imported three containers of linen for the South African Hospital Group NetCare. Now, she is released on bail and her family members are trying to keep her secure from this case. We will update all the information here, you just need to stay connected with us.


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