New Delhi: Niira Radia and others have been accused of embezzlement. A complaint has been filed against them on connection to a loan fraud case. The complaint of syphoning and forgery involving bank loans of Rs 300 has been filed by Dr Rajeev K Sharma. Rajeev K Sharma is a well known orthopaedic surgeon in Delhi.
EOW of Delhi police registers an embezzlement case against Niira Radia and others
Niira Radia is an infamous former corporate lobbyist turned healthcare entrepreneur. A case has been registered against her by EOW( Economic Offences Wing) of Delhi Police Along with Niira Radia, Karuna Menon, her sister was also involved in forgery. Further, accomplices SK Narula and Yateesh Wahal are also accused of connection to a loan embezzlement case.
The bank loan amounting Rs 300 crore was taken for two hospital projects: Vimhans Hospital in Delhi and Primamed Hospital in Gurugram.Dr Rajeev K Sharma who filed the complaint has been a key person in bringing up 417-bed Primamed Hospital in Gurugram and in Vinhand Hospital: 90 beds.
Dr Rajeev K Sharma has complained that Niira Radia along with others embezzled Rs 312.50 crore. They opened a fictitious bank account in the name of various contractors following which the money was transferred directly into their accounts.
According to Dr Rajeev K Sharma, loan and equity money to the tune of Rs 400 crores have been siphoned off. Further, Sharma said that the hospital in Gurugram has a deteriorating building. Dr Rajeev said that the incident was brazen cheating. Also, the complaint said that there is much evidence to hold the accused guilty.
Niira Radia is presently running two other hospitals as well. One hospital is there in Mathura. While other named Nayati hospital is in Agra. There has been news about both the hospitals earlier as well. The news was regarding the non-payment of salaries to staff and doctors. Also, there had been news about the hospitals over non-payment of dues of over Rs 100 crore to vendors as well as statutory dues.