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ED submits prosecution complaints against 6

Staff Reporter
GUWAHATI, April 25: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) submitted prosecution complaints against BJP leader Jitu Goswami and five others to the Court of the Special Judge, Guwahati on Wednesday. The ED has been investigating against the six for violation of rules and regulations of granting cash credit loans in Indian Overseas Bank, Dispur branch during 2007-08. While Jitu Goswami is the MD of Double Dee Construction (P) Ltd, the other five are his wife Gitika Goswami, Bipul Chandra Sarma, Baikuntha Kalita, M/s JRD Jewels (P) Ltd and Nitu Goswami. The Enforcement Directorate has already attached assets of Jitu Goswami and wife amounting to over Rs 3 crore. The Enforcement Directorate also submitted prosecution complaint against Allahabad Bank’s Lakhtokia branch Chief Manager Joydev Das. Das did open some accounts in violation of rules and regulations and fraudulently transferred over Rs 14 crore to them during 2002-04.  

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