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Sebi orders attachment of bank, demat a/cs of Sai Prasad Corp

Sebi found that entities failed to comply with an earlier order passed in February that directed them to refund investors' money

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Sebi orders attachment of bank, demat a/cs of Sai Prasad Corp

regulator has ordered attachment of bank and demat accounts of Sai Prasad Corporation and its directors to recover Rs 615 crore in dues.

The company and its directors — Balasaheb K Bhapkar, and — had raised Rs 615.47 crore from investors through illegal collective investment scheme (CIS).

The watchdog has found that entities failed to comply with an earlier order passed in February that directed them to refund investors' money.

Accordingly, Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) initiated attachment proceeding against the defaulters.

In a notice dated August 25, has asked banks to attach all accounts, including lockers, held by these entities. Similarly, depositories — — have been directed to attach all demat accounts of the defaulters.

The regulator has powers to attach properties and bank accounts, among other things, of persons and entities that fail to comply with its directions involving payment of penalties and other dues.

First Published: Fri, August 26 2016. 19:42 IST
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