YES Bank scam: The Enforcement Directorate (Eid) is set to attach (attached) a fixed deposit worth approximately Rs 50 crore belonging to Rana Kapoor next week along with the property of Central London. People aware of the developments have given this information on the condition of anonymity. Attaching London property is the first step taken abroad by the investigating agency.
The ED has filed a charge sheet against Rana Kapoor on May 6. According to which he allegedly used Yes bank to commit scam and take bribe by extending the loan. The agency found out that Kapoor’s daughter Rakhi Kapoor operated Doit Creation Jersey Limited. It has invested Rs 83 crore and has three properties in London, including the South Audley Street Situation Office cum Guest House. It is valued at about Rs 107 crore and also has residential property.
However, it is not clear which property will be attached. Property in central London will be attached next week under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), an agency official said. Documents are ready for this. Kapoor’s lawyer declined to comment on it.
The anti-money laundering investigation agency has identified several costly properties owned by Kapoor’s family and the companies he operates. These include bungalows, villas, clubs, resorts, apartments, farmland, etc. in Delhi, Mumbai, Goa, London, USA, UK, among others. They cost thousands of crores of rupees. People aware of the developments say that all these have been obtained through bribes in lieu of lending to undesirable companies.