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NEW DELHI: The Government has taken cognizance of the companies which have violated the provisions of Companies Act, 1956. The details of prosecutions filed and penalty imposed during the relevant period are enclosed as Annexure.
A. Details of prosecution filed and penalty imposed, recovered during last three years and current year (upto 20/04/2015) by Registrars of Companies.
(Figure in Rupees)
|Sl. No.||Year||Prosecution Filed||Penalties Imposed|
|2015-16 (upto 20/4/15)||211||7,97,500|
B. During last three years Serious Fraud Investigation Office has filed 230 complaints in different courts/forums. The year wise break-up is as under.
|Sl. No.||Year||No. of complaints filed|
During this period, in respect of the cases filed by SFIO, conviction has been made in 12 cases wherein fine of approximately Rs. 3 Crore have been imposed. In six cases Directors of the Company concerned have been sentenced to imprisonment for six months.
This information was given by Arun Jaitley, Minister of Corporate Affairs in written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha today.