Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader & Former Home minister of Maharashtra Anil Deshmukh has been issued lookout notice in relation to money laundering case by Enforcement Directorate. Notably, travel outside the country has now been restricted for him. Reportedly, he has shunned five summons issued by ED and his lawyers approached Bombay High Court to withdraw the summons. The money laundering case is based on a FIR filed by CBI.
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Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut termed the Enforcement Directorate's (ED) notice a ''love letter'' to political leaders on August 30. Raut's remark came a day after when his party leader Anil Parab was summoned by ED in connection with the money laundering case registered against former Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh and others. Raut also said, ''An ED officer is working in BJP's office.''
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As ED summoned TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee and his wife in an alleged coal scam on August 28, TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee supported her nephew and said, ''the BJP government in Delhi cannot compete with us in politics, they use agencies.'' Meanwhile, Abhishek also hit out, saying we'll fight against BJP until the ''last drop of their blood''. However, he has to appear in Delhi on September 6.
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Former Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh has been booked by the Enforcement Directorate for money laundering on the basis of the FIR filed by the CBI. Earlier, the CBI, under a "cognisable offence" argument, had accused Deshmukh of "improper and dishonest performance of their public duty". Besides allegations of corruption, Deshmukh was also accused of influencing transfer and posting of police officials by former Mumbai Police… read-more
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In a fake degree scam, the Enforcement Directorate has attached the assets of Solan-based Manav Bharti University (MBU) in Himachal Pradesh. Valued over Rs 194 crore, the assets include land, residential and commercial properties. In the case surfaced last year, the university officials had issued fake degrees in the name of MBU to raise over Rs 387 crore. Later, the funds were invested to buy ‘attached properties’ by the MBU trust’s chairman… read-more
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Enforcement Directorate (ED) office was politicized by Shiv Sena workers as they installed 'BJP State Office' banner in its premises on December 28. The incident happened after ED summoned Sanjay Raut's wife Varsha Raut for third time regarding PMC Bank case. Raut has accused BJP of exploiting the central agencies to threaten their political opponents. Moreover, he said the BJP is pushing him to topple ‘Maha Vikas Aghadi’ government.
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has shared with CBI and Narcotics Control Bureau, the WhatsApp chats of Rhea Chakraborty, alleging "usage and dealing" of drugs. The chats, reportedly, suggest that Rhea also consumed drugs like MDMA, Hashish and Marijuana. Her lawyer, however claims that, "Rhea has never consumed drugs in her life". He further stated that the actress is… read-more
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The Enforcement Directorate traced property worth INR 2500 Crore in the Yes Bank scam, involving Rana Kapoor and DHFL promoters Dhiraj and Kapil Wadhawan. This includes INR 1100 crore worth properties of Kapoor who has houses in Mumbai's Cumbala Hills and Napean Sea Road, and bungalows in Delhi. The Wadhawan brothers have INR 1412 crore worth of properties in Mumbai, New York, London and Australia.
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A three-member team of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) visited Congress Leader Ahmed Patel's Delhi residence to record his statement under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), for his alleged link in the money laundering case involving Sandesara brothers' company - Sterling Biotech. The visit was made, after Patel had denied previous meetings, citing concerns over the government guidelines for COVID-19, which advises senior… read-more
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