Sify has accused Yahoo India because Yahoo! employees were caught possessing fake identity cards and taking photos at Lakme Fashion Week in Mumbai. Sify is one of the official Broadband partners of this event.
The complaint has mentioned top Yahoo! India including MD George Zacharias. On the other hand, Yahoo has denied any involvement in this happening.
A top official of sify.com web-site company on Saturday registered a complaint with the Marine Drive police against six employees of another website company, Yahoo India, for allegedly forging identity cards and taking pictures at Lakme Fashion Week in an unauthorized manner.
Sify.com is one of the eight “official sponsors” of the fashion event that aims to integrate the Indian and global fashion trends.
According to the complaint filed with the police by Sify com’s Creative head Hanumant Mane, six employees (photographers)—three men, three women—of Yahoo.com India had allegedly forged their identity cards in order to get entry at the fashion event and had later taken pictures illegally, according to the police.
The complaint mentions six names, including its Managing Director George Zacharias and Content Head Ajay Nambiar. The other four are Kavita Dare, Jahnavi Vohra, Niyati Shah and Pravin Shah, according to a station official.
When HT contacted Yahoo.com India’s Managing Director, George Zacharias, who was in Chennai, he said, “this complaint is news to me. My official spokesperson will get in touch with you”. The official spokesperson, Arati Vedanta, who as in Banglaore, said “we categorically deny the allegations. None of our employee was present at the fashion event. We always work in a legal manner.”
The event began on October 31 and ended on Saturday.