The CBI raided Jet Airways offices and the residence of founder Naresh Goyal due to the agency registering a case of bank fraud on a complaint from Canara Bank.
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday carried out searches at 7 locations linked to Jet Airways in Mumbai in connection with a Rs 538 crore bank fraud case. Searches were also carried out at residences of Jet Airways founder Naresh Goyal, Anita Goyal and former company director Caurang Anand Shetty.
The agency had registered a case of bank fraud on a complaint from Canara Bank. The allegations pertain to alleged diversion of funds among other irregularities.
The company was in the process of revival after Jalan Kalrock Consortium won the bid for Jet Airways under the insolvency resolution process at National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT).
According to NBC News, citing the international policing agency of the European Union, over 130 individuals were arrested in coordinated international mafia raids involving 10 countries.
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