The Central Bureau of Investigation issued a lookout notice against Ex- CEO of ICICI bank Chanda Kochhar , her husband Deepak Kochhar and Videocon Managing Director Venugopal Dhoot.
Earlier, CBI had filed FIR against Chanda Kochhar’s husband Deepak Kochhar and Venugopal Dhoot in Videocon- NuPower case in relation to alleged irregularities in loan.
Reportedly, the investigation agency has directed the immigration authorities at all the airports and entry –exit points across the country to inform if Kochhars tries to leave the couontry. The look out is issued as a precautionary measure to prevent the exists like Vijay Mallya, Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi.
“The LOCs were filed after the FIR, and are mandatory in cases where such economic offences are alleged. In recent times, keeping an eye on travel plans is a top concern for regulators”, said a CBI official.
Earlier this month, FIR was filed against the Kochhars and Venugopal Dhoot after they found irregularities in providing Rs. 3,250 crores loan to the Videocon Group in 2012. The probe was launched against them after whistleblower alleged that Kochhar family was benefited from this dealings
The sources said that the investigation agency are planning to ascertain the assets of Kochhar’s and they will been soon called for a detailed enquiry or questioning.