ICICI-Videocon loan case: Chanda Kochhar, husband to appear before Enforcement Directorate again on Tuesday

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India May 13, 2019, 09.09 PM(IST)

File photo: Chanda Kochhar. Photograph:( Zee News Network )

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The couple was supposed to depose before the agency early this month but they had then sought an extension of time and were allowed.

Former ICICI Bank CEO and MD, Chanda Kochhar and her husband Deepak Kochhar have been called by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) again on Tuesday for questioning in connection with ICICI-Videocon loan case.

They were summoned by the ED earlier today. 

The couple arrived at the Enforcement Directorate's headquarters in Delhi's Khan Market shortly before their scheduled appearance time of 11 am, official sources said.

They said the two were required to assist the investigating officer (IO) in taking the probe forward and their statement would be recorded under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).

The couple was supposed to depose before the agency early this month but they had then sought an extension of time and were allowed.

Chanda Kochhar's brother-in-law (Deepak's brother) Rajiv Kochhar has also been grilled by the ED multiple times in the case a few days ago here.

The ED has registered a criminal case under the PMLA early this year against Chanda Kochhar, Deepak Kochhar, Dhoot and others to probe alleged irregularities and corrupt practices in sanctioning of Rs 1,875-crore loans by ICICI Bank to the corporate group.

(With inputs from PTI)