YES Bank founder Rana Kapoor took bribe of Rs 600 crore

The CBI on Thursday filed a charge sheet against Yes Bank founder Rana Kapoor, his wife Bindu, and daughter Roshni for allegedly taking a bribe of Rs 600 crore from the scam-busting DHFL promoter Kapil Wadhawan.

The charge sheet filed before a special CBI court in Mumbai includes names of Dewan Housing Finance Limited (DHFL), Kapil Wadhawan, his brother Rajesh, Belief Realtors Private Limited, RKW Developers Private Limited and DOIT Urban Ventures (India) Private Limited. 

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They have been charged under the provisions of Section 120B (criminal conspiracy), 420 (cheating), and the Prevention of Corruption Act of the Indian Penal Code.

CBI accuses DHFL promoter of taking bribe

On March 7, the Central Bureau of Investigation had registered a case against 12 accused, including Kapoor. On March 9, it raided the bases of the accused. The investigating agency arrested Kapil and Dheeraj Wadhavan in April this year. Both of them are currently in judicial custody. 

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Rana Kapoor is also in judicial custody after being arrested by the Enforcement Directorate in the same case. According to the CBI, Kapoor conspired with Kapil Wadhawan to provide financial assistance to DHLF through Yes Bank. 

DHFL invests Rs.3,700 crore in short-term debentures

The investigating agency has alleged that between April and June 2018, Yes Bank invested Rs 3,700 crore in the short term debentures of DHFL. 

Officials said the bank along with Dheeraj Wadhavan sanctioned a loan of Rs 750 crore to DHFL group company RKW Developers Pvt Ltd for its Bandra Reclamation Project. 

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DHFL is alleged to have misappropriated 31 thousand crores out of total bank loans of Rs 97 thousand crores using a web of several kiosk companies.