Guwahati: The Central Bureau of Investigation has filed cases against four promoters/ directors of Guwahati based Ghosh Brothers Automobiles and a chartered accountant and unknown bank officials for causing a loss of Rs 168.82 crore to IDBI bank
The bank alleged that Term Loan and Cash Credit facility were sanctioned (obtained) fraudulently to the private company based at Betkuchi, Guwahati to the tune of Rs 64.67 crore (approx) from the IDBI Bank, Guwahati Branch for purchasing vehicles.
The accused named in the case were Pranab Kumar Ghosh; Pratul Kumar Ghosh; Gita Rani Ghosh & Prabir Kumar Ghosh, all promoters-Directors of M/s Ghosh Brothers Automobiles; Arunabha Chattopadhya, Chartered Accountant, and Unknown Bank Officials/ Private persons.
It was further alleged that the accused availed loan by submission of false documents and also the accused indulged in diversion of money for the purpose other than for which the loan was sanctioned, and thereby caused loss of Rs.168.62 crore (approx) as on 31.01.2021 to the bank, a statement from CBI said.
As on 01.07.2020, the outstanding balance was Rs.153.38 crore (approx) and the said account became NPA due to non-payment of dues to the Bank.