BJP Leader Mohit Kamboj and four others were booked by CBI for alleged criminal conspiracy, cheating and forgery pertaining to a loan of Rs 67 crore from Bank of India. The agency has also named erstwhile Avyan Overseas Pvt Ltd and KBJ Hotels Goa Pvt Ltd in its FIR. The CBI carried out searches at five locations in Mumbai at the residential and official premises of the accused, including Kamboj, officials said.
According to the CBI FIR, Kamboj is named in the list of suspects as well as accused along with Jitendra Gulshan Kapoor, Naresh Madanji Kapor (now deceased), Sidhant Bagla and Irtesh Mishra, they said. The bank has alleged that Kamboj was guarantor and managing director in Avyan Overseas Pvt Ltd, engaged in manufacturing and export of handcrafted gold jewellery to Dubai, Singapore, Hong Kong and other countries.
The agency has registered the FIR under IPC Section 120-B (criminal conspiracy), 406 (criminal breach of trust), 420 (cheating), 468 (forgery), 471 (passing forged documents as genuine) and provisions of Prevention of Corruption Act on a complaint from Bank of India, officials said.