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Case Name : Prabhat Kumar Srivastava Vs SFIO (Delhi High Court)
Appeal Number : Bail Appln. 463/2021
Date of Judgement/Order : 25/03/2021
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Prabhat Kumar Srivastava Vs SFIO (Delhi High Court)

FULL TEXT OF THE JUDGMENT/ORDER OF DELHI HIGH COURT

1. The applicant, vide the present application seeks the grant of regular bail in complaint No. 149/2020 pending before the learned Special Judge, Companies Act, Dwarka District Courts in the complaint titled as Serious Fraud Investigation Officer (SFIO) Vs. Rockland Hospitals Ltd. & Ors.in which the applicant vide order dated 29.02.2020 of the learned Trial Court has been summoned for the alleged commission of offences punishable under Sections 36(c), 128, 129, 134, 188(5), 447, 448 of the Companies Act, 2013 and Section 211, 217, 628 of the Companies Act, 1956.

2. As per the observations in the order on summoning dated 29.02.2020 of the learned Special Judge, Companies Act, the Central Government under powers conferred under Section 206 (4) directed the conducting of an inquiry vide order dated 20.11.2017 which culminated into submission of an inquiry report dated 19.02.2018 under Section 208 of the Companies Act to the Central Government as a consequence of which the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Government of India in terms of the exercise of power under Section 212(1)(a), (b) & (c) of the Companies Act, 2013 assigned the investigation into the affairs of Rockland Hospitals Limited (RHL) now M/s Medeor Hospital Limited vide order dated 31.05.2018 and also accorded approval to carry out the investigation into the affairs of four other group companies of the complainant i.e. Rockland Hotels Limited (RHOL), Somya Constructions Private Limited (SMCL), Rockland Media and Communication Private Limited (RMCPL) and RSH Meditech Systems Pvt. Ltd. vide order dated 30.09.2019 and that the Director SFIO in turn appointed officers of the SFIO as inspectors to exercise all the powers under Section 212(1) (c) of the Companies Act, 2013 and to carry out investigation of the above captioned companies vide order dated 08.06.2018 which was modified vide order dated 22.06.2018 and 10.05.2019; information is also stated to have been collected from various agencies including MCA Portal, Regional Director/ROC, Banks, Government Departments, Statutory Auditors and statements of various persons were recorded.

3. As per the investigation conducted, the petitioner and other persons arrayed as accused, connived and siphoned of funds of RHL by way of separate/distinct transactions.

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