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Loan fraud case: Simbhaoli Sugars says committed to repaying dues to Oriental Bank of Commerce

The CBI has registered a case against the company, its chairman Gurmit Singh Mann, deputy MD Gurpal Singh and others in connection with the alleged bank loan fraud of Rs 97.85 crore.

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New Delhi Updated on: February 27, 2018 9:34 IST
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Loan fraud case: Simbhaoli Sugars says committed to repay dues to Oriental Bank of Commerce

Faced with a CBI probe for alleged loan fraud, the Simbhaoli Sugars on Monday said it was committed to clear its outstanding dues to the Oriental Bank of Commerce in "due course of time" in consultation with all the lenders. 

The CBI has registered a case against the company, its chairman Gurmit Singh Mann, deputy MD Gurpal Singh and others in connection with the alleged bank loan fraud of Rs 97.85 crore. 

In a filing to the stock exchanges close to midnight on Monday, the company said it had taken finance from banks, for which it has been regular in repayments but for periodical adverse cycles in the sugar industry. 

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Recently, the Oriental Bank of Commerce (OBC) -- one of the banks in its consortium -- has filed a fraud monitoring report against the company and referred it to the investigation agencies, it added. 

"In this regard, the company and its management are in process for submitting requisite clarifications and details to the investigating agencies and are fully committed to co-operate with the investigation. 

"The management is committed to clear all of its outstanding dues with the OBC in due course of time, in the joint consultation of all the lenders," the filing said.

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