New Delhi: Fintech agency Bharatpe CEO Suhail Sameer on Thursday apologised for his remarks in a social media submit allegedly indicating that former firm chief Ashneer Grover has stolen cash from the corporate and little is left to pay the salaries of staff.
A Bharatpe worker in a Linkedin submit had raised the matter of termination of administrative employees and non-payment of salaries, which attracted responses from Grover and CEO Sameer.
In response to a remark by a social media account within the identify of Aashima Grover, Sameer mentioned “Behen- tere bhai ne saara paisa chura liya (Sister, your brother has stolen all the cash). Little or no left to pay salaries”.
The remark was criticised by many on social media.
Sameer later apologised for his remarks.
“Associates – I apologise to have irked lots of you. In hindsight, it was out of line. We’re already engaged on previous staff’ full and remaining being paid out. My remark was a response to a selected assertion, not the submit. However I settle for the error. I request you to even have persistence, and chorus from constructing a narrative based mostly on a false narrative,” he mentioned in a submit on Linkedin.
The corporate’s affiliate Karan Sarki on Linkedin had raised the problem of the sacking of outdated employees and non-payment of salaries.
“We haven’t acquired our wage for March month but regardless of following so many occasions on e-mail and visiting the workplace. All of the outdated admin employees of BharatPe has been terminated by you with out giving any purpose and their salaries haven’t been paid. We have been with BharatPe ever because the Firm began and now we’re nowhere due to your inside politics,” Sarki mentioned.
He mentioned that staff have been spending their very own cash for the corporate’s petty bills and payments haven’t been reimbursed since December.
“All of the employees of BharatPe is having fun with workplace paid journey to Goa and we engraved staff are preventing for his or her salaries and job. What sort of leaders you might be,” Sarki mentioned.
Nonetheless, Bharatpe denied the declare on social media concerning the non-payment of salaries to staff.
“BharatPe strongly denies any social media feedback which recommend that the corporate has not paid salaries to its staff. All the workers of the corporate have been paid their March wage in full. As per the corporate coverage, staff serving their discover interval will obtain their full and remaining settlement quantity within the due course as per firm coverage,” the corporate mentioned in a press release.
Ashneer Grover replied to the submit and marked it to Sameer and BharatPe’s head of economic management Hersimran Kaur to resolve the wage fee problem.
“People please look into this. Not carried out – their salaries need to be paid first earlier than something,” Grover mentioned.
Bharatpe CEO requested Sarki to strategy him if the settlement shouldn’t be carried out by Friday.