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    ED files charge sheet against Bhushan Power CMD Sanjay Singal, others

    Published on January 20, 2020

    Enforcement Directorate (ED) has filed a charge sheet against Bhushan Power & Steel Limited (BPSL) Chairman cum Managing Director Sanjay Singal and others under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act.

    It said that the Court has found sufficient grounds to proceed against the accused persons, under the PMLA.

    At present, accused Sanjay Singal who was arrested by ED on  November 22, 2019, is in judicial custody.

    During the investigation, ED has provisionally attached property worth over Rs 204 crore in the form of movable and immovable properties in Delhi and London.

    The ED move comes after the CBI’s FIR on April 5 last year,  under the Indian Penal Code and Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 against BPSL and others.

    The probe agency has said that investigation revealed the accused had diverted a huge amount of funds out of loans from 33 banks and financial institutions during 2007-2014 which were used for the creation of assets for themselves.

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