Mumbai: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has summoned Sandeep Raut, youthful brother of Shiv Sena (Uddhav Balasaheb Thackeray) MP Sanjay Raut, for questioning in a cash laundering case associated to the alleged ‘Khichdi rip-off’ in the course of the peak of the Covid-19 pandemic. Have been summoned. Official sources gave this data on Wednesday. He informed that Sandeep Raut has been requested to look on the Mumbai workplace of the central company subsequent week. His assertion will probably be recorded beneath the Prevention of Cash Laundering Act (PMLA).
ED had arrested Shiv Sena (UBT) faction official Suraj Chavan on this case final week. Chavan, a core committee member of ‘Yuva Sena’, the youth wing of Uddhav Thackeray-led Shiv Sena (UBT), is in ED custody until Thursday and is anticipated to be produced earlier than a court docket right here. The cash laundering case stems from an FIR by the Financial Offenses Wing (EOW) of Mumbai Police.
The investigating company mentioned that an quantity of Rs 8.64 crore was transferred by Brihanmumbai Municipal Company (BMC) to the checking account of ‘Power One Multi Companies’ (which had the contract for ‘Khichdi’) for the provision of Khichdi packets. In line with the police, there have been alleged irregularities in awarding the contract.
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FIRST PUBLISHED: January 25, 2024, 24:17 IST