ED moves court seeking NBW against four directors of Sterling Biotech in Rs 5,000 cr case; hearing on 5 Jan

ED sought warrants against Sterling Biotech directors Nitin Jayantilal Sandesara, Chetankumar Jayantilal Sandesara, Dipti Chetan Sandesara and Hiteshkumar Narendrabhai Patel.

Press Trust of India December 24, 2018 16:07:10 IST
ED moves court seeking NBW against four directors of Sterling Biotech in Rs 5,000 cr case; hearing on 5 Jan

New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate on Monday approached a Delhi court seeking issuance of open ended non-bailable warrants (NBW) against four directors of a Gujarat pharma firm in a Rs 5,000 crore money laundering probe case.

The Enforcement Directorate  (ED) has sought warrants against Sterling Biotech Ltd (SBL) directors Nitin Jayantilal Sandesara, Chetankumar Jayantilal Sandesara, Dipti Chetan Sandesara and Hiteshkumar Narendrabhai Patel.

Additional Sessions Judge Siddharth Sharma listed the matter for hearing on 5 January.

The ED has registered the alleged bank fraud case against the firm SBL under sections of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).

The accused are also being probed by the ED for allegedly bribing senior income tax department officials as part of an earlier criminal complaint.

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