CBI case against 3 companies’ officials, others in Rs 621-cr fraud

New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) The CBI on Tuesday said that it had filed a fresh case against the directors of three companies on the charge of cheating a consortium of five banks led by the Punjab and Sindh Bank to the tune of Rs 621 crore.

A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) official said that a case of cheating was registered on Monday against Surya Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd (SPPL) Promoter-Directors Rajeev Goyal, his wife Alka Goyal, his son and Emsons Organic Pvt Ltd Director Suhail Goyal, Dubai- based Kobian Pvt Ltd Director Pramod Agarwal, who is also proprietor of Nimbus FZE, and directors and unknown public and private servants.

The agency action came on a Punjab and Sindh Bank complaint on April 11, wherein it was alleged that the loan was not used for the purpose it was sanctioned.

The CBI official said searches were carried out at various places, including residences and office premises of the accused at two locations each in Delhi, Punjab’s Patiala and Chandigarh as well as in Haryana’s Panchkula.

It is the second CBI case against the SPPL. Another CBI case was registered against the company and its directors in May 2014 on the State Bank of India’s complaint regarding alleged fraud of Rs 157 crore.

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