Rotomac case: IT department files total 18 prosecution cases against Rotomac Group

The IT department had attached 14 bank accounts of Rotomac on February 20. Photograph:( ANI )

WION Web Team Delhi, India Feb 27, 2018, 03.21 PM (IST)

The Income Tax Department has filed a total of 18 prosecution cases against Rotomac Global (P) Ltd under various sections of the IT Act, 1961. The income tax department on Friday attached 12 more bank accounts of the Rotomac group in addition to the 14 bank accounts attached earlier, IT sources said. Six prosecutions have been sanctioned against Rotomac Pens owner, Vikram Kothari, ANI quoted IT sources as saying.

Rotomac Pens owner Vikram Kothari and his son Rahul were on Saturday sent to 11 days CBI remand by a special CBI Court in Lucknow.

On Friday, a Delhi court sent the Rotomac owner and his son to Lucknow on a one-day transit remand on a plea by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

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Vikram Kothari and Rahul Kothari were arrested on February 22 in connection with the Rs 3,695-crore loan default case.

According to the CBI FIR (First Information Report), a consortium of seven banks had extended loans worth Rs 2,919 crore to Rotomac Global Pvt Limited from 2008.

The amount increased to Rs 3,695 crore, including the accrued interest, because of repeated defaults on payment, the agency said.

The CBI had filed the case against Vikram, his wife Sadhana and Rahul, and unidentified bank officials.

(With inputs from ANI)