New Delhi, Jan 31 (PTI) Mortgage firm DHFL Thursday appointed a Chartered Accountant firm to examine allegations made by Cobrapost that the NBFC through shell companies has siphoned out Rs 31,000 crore. Also Read - Amid Massive Vaccine Rollout, West Bengal Faces Roadblock as CoWIN App Faces Glitch on Day 1

According to an expose by portal Cobrapost, DHFL allegedly diverted Rs 31,000 crore of loans raised from state-owned banks but the company had termed the report as mischievous with a mala fide intention. Also Read - Watch: Serum Institute CEO Adar Poonawalla Takes COVID-19 Vaccine Jab To Endorse Covishield's Safety

The company at its meeting held on Thursday, January 31, 2019, has appointed an independent Chartered Accountant firm to verify the allegations made in the complaint and submit a report in a time bound manner, DHFL said in a regulatory filing. Also Read - UPPSC Calendar 2021 Released on Official Site, Check Important Dates of All Recruitment Exams Here

DHFL (Dewan Housing Finance Corporation Ltd) in a statement had said the company is publicly listed housing finance company and is regulated by the National Housing Bank and the Securities and Exchange Board of India, amongst other regulators. PTI

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