SFIO has filed case against Raju, others: Khurshid

Last Updated: Monday, November 30, 2009 - 21:26

New Delhi: The Serious Fraud Investigation
Ofice (SFIO) on Monday filed a case against accused Ramalinga Raju
and others in the Satyam case in a Hyderabad court, Corporate
Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said.

"SFIO on Monday filed complaint petition before a special
magistrate judge for economic offenses in Hyderabad," Khurshid
told reporters on the sidelines of a CII event here.

The government had asked the investigating agency SFIO to
initiate prosecution proceedings against those involved in
Satyam accounting fraud and partners of Price Waterhouse, the
auditors of the IT company.

SFIO, an arm of the Corporate Affairs Ministry, had
investigated the Satyam accounting fraud and submitted its
reports to the government detailing violations of company law
by founder chairman B Ramalinga Raju and others.

Khurshid also added, "We have done our job now it`s the
enforcement directorate and the IRS who are left to file their

SFIO, sources said, would initiate proceedings on about
30 charges mostly under the Companies Act 1956.


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First Published: Monday, November 30, 2009 - 21:26

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