Ringing Bells, the company which has turned heads all over the world by claiming to give the world’s cheapest smartphone- Freedom 251 is in trouble again. Even Though, the company started on a positive note but lately has been in the news for all the wrong reasons. According to the latest reports, Noida Police has registered an FIR against the top official of Ringing Bells.
According to the report from Ibnlive.com, On a complaint filed by Kirit Somaiya, BJP MP from Mumbai North-East, a case has been filed under section 420 of the Indian Penal Code. On Tuesday, an FIR was filed at Noida Phase 3 police station against the company promoter Mohit Goel and president Ashok Chaddha. The point mentioned in the complaint is that Ringing Bells used social media to misguide the public and raised funds by issuing misleading ads
Mail Today, a news site also claims to have a copy of the complaint and said that the MP has also accused the company of abusing the Tricolour in the advertisements to misguide the buyers.
Mohit Goel, director of Ringing Bells Pvt. Ltd said to the news site, “We remain committed to cooperate with any government agency that may require to inquire our organisation for any reason or suspicion. I do maintain that we will deliver the most affordable quality products to our customers through our various range of smartphones including the Freedom 251.”
CNN-IBN further got information from Police sources that the company officials has been asked to show the police their manufacturing units where the Freedom 251 mobiles were being manufactured or assembled. The sources also revealed that police teams will also visit these units if they exist and has also asked the company officials to submit essential documents.