GUWAHATI CITY

Overseas Bank scam accused fails to appear in court

GUWAHATI, June 7: The Court of the Special Judge has directed Jitu Goswami, MD of Double Dee Construction (P) Ltd, and his wife Gitika Goswami to appear in the court on August 6. Significantly, the duo along with four others were asked to be present in the court today, but they did not appear.

It may be recalled that the ED has been investigating against six persons for violation of rules and regulations of granting cash credit loans in Indian Overseas Bank, Dispur branch during 2007-8 and a case has been filed under relevant sections of the law. Besides Goswami and his wife, the remaining four accused are Bipul Chandra Sarma, Baikuntha Kalita, M/s JRD Jewels (P) Ltd and Nitu Goswami. The Enforcement Directorate has already attested assets of Jitu Goswami and his wife valued at over Rs 3 crore.