CBI lodges FIR against NDTV Directors for criminal conspiracy, cheating

Bar & Bench August 21 2019

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has lodged an FIR against NDTV Directors Prannoy Roy, Radhika Roy, and Vikram Chandra for the alleged offences of criminal conspiracy and cheating.

The FIR filed on Monday alleges that NDTV had floated around 32 subsidiary firms around the world with a view to bringing funds from abroad. These funds were invested by unknown public servants through NDTV and laundered back into India through multiple layers of complex transactions and shell companies, the FIR states.

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