ICICI-Videocon loan case: ED calls Chanda Kochhar, husband Deepak for questioning today

ED is recording statements of the duo in connection with the investigation in the sanction of Rs 1,875 cr loan disbursed by ICICI Bank to Videocon Group

Asian News International May 17, 2019 08:55:38 IST
ICICI-Videocon loan case: ED calls Chanda Kochhar, husband Deepak for questioning today
  • Earlier on Thursday, ED questioned Chanda and her husband for the fourth consecutive day, for about 9 hours.

  • ED is recording statements of the duo in connection with the investigation in the sanction of Rs 1,875 cr loan disbursed by ICICI Bank to Videocon Group

  • On Tuesday, Chanda and Deepak were grilled were over eight hours by the ED in connection with the aforesaid case.

New Delhi: Former ICICI Bank CEO and MD Chanda Kochhar and her husband Deepak Kocchar have been summoned by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for questioning on Friday (today) in connection with ICICI Bank-Videocon loan case.

Earlier on Thursday, ED questioned Chanda and her husband for the fourth consecutive day, for about 9 hours.

The ED is recording statements of the duo in connection with the investigation into alleged irregularities and corrupt practices in the sanction of Rs 1,875 crore loan disbursed by ICICI Bank to Videocon Group in 2009 and 2011.

ICICIVideocon loan case ED calls Chanda Kochhar husband Deepak for questioning today

File photo of Chanda Kochhar, former ICICI Bank CEO, arriving at the Enforcement Directorate's (ED) office. Reuters

On Tuesday, Chanda and Deepak were grilled were over eight hours by the ED in connection with the aforesaid case.

In March, the ED had conducted raids at locations linked to the Kochhars, following which the duo was called for questioning to the probe agency's Mumbai office.

It had also questioned Deepak's brother Rajiv Kochhar from 30 April to 2 May, stating that he withheld crucial information pertaining to the case.

Videocon Group promoter Venugopal Dhoot was also questioned in connection with the case.

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