The ED has struck against two Congress MLAs and one of its office bearers in Chhattisgarh. Result?
As many as ninety immovable assets, luxury vehicles, jewellery, and cash worth over Rs 51 crore belonging to Chhattisgarh Congress MLAs Devender Yadav, Chandradev Prasad Rai, and PCC treasurer Ramgopal Agarwal among others have been attached.
This move of the ED was in connection with a money laundering case linked to an alleged illegal coal levy in the state, a source in the ED from Raipur told JharkhandStateNews.com.
The PTI report said that “properties frozen also belong to IAS officer Ranu Sahu, coal trader and prime accused in the case-- Suryakant Tiwari-- apart from state Congress spokesperson R P Singh and local party leader Vinod Tiwari.”
Notably, Sahu was questioned by the ED in the past when she was officiating as the Raigad district collector.
Alongside the said properties have been provisionally attached under the criminal sections of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act . They are worth a total of Rs 51.40 crore.”