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Indiabulls Housing trips over 10% on alleged embezzlement of funds


Press Trust of India New Delhi
Shares of Indiabulls Housing Finance plunged over 10 per cent on Monday amid allegations of embezzlement of more than Rs 1 lakh crore from National Housing Bank (NHB).
The scrip tanked 10.44 per cent to close at Rs 559 on the BSE. During the day, it tumbled 12.29 per cent to Rs 547.40.
On the NSE, shares dropped 10.35 per cent to close at Rs 559.70.
The company's market valuation fell by Rs 2,785.61 crore to Rs 23,901.39 crore on the BSE.
Selling was also seen in other group stocks with Indiabulls Integrated Services Ltd dropping 4.97 per cent, Indiabulls Real Estate falling 4.72 per cent and Indiabulls Ventures 4.68 per cent on the BSE.
In a filing to the BSE on Sunday, Indiabulls Housing Finance Limited with reference to Subramanian Swamy's letter dated June 28th being circulated in social media, alleging embezzlement of more than rupees one lac crore from NHB, said, "Loans outstanding as on date from NHB to Indiabulls Housing is zero."

It also added that Indiabulls Housing, in its history, has never taken any loan or refinancing facility from NHB.
The total loan book of Indiabulls Housing is approximately Rs 87,000 crore, the filing added.

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First Published: Jul 29 2019 | 6:40 PM IST

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