The Enforcement Directorate (ED) for a second consecutive day on Tuesday questioned former ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar and her husband Deepak Kochhar for eight hours and asked them to join the investigation again on Wednesday in connection with the Rs 1,875-crore Videocon loan case.
The Kochhars arrived at the ED headquarters in south Delhi's Khan Market area around 11 a.m. and were questioned till 7 p.m. They were told to bring some more documents.
The ED got clues about an illegal transaction running into crores of rupees routed to NuPower, a company run by Deepak Kochhar.
In March, the ED had conducted searched the residence and office premises of Kochhars and also questioned them along with Dhoot.
Out of the Rs 40,000 crore loan to the Videocon group, Rs 3,250 crore was given by ICICI Bank and a large portion of the loan by ICICI was unpaid at the end of 2017.
The bank proceeded to declare the Rs 2,810 crore of unpaid loan as non-performing asset (NPA).
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