You are here: Home » Current Affairs » News » Crime
Business Standard

ED issues order against former dy CM Bhujbal; attaches Rs 20 cr assets

The money laundering charges against him relate to the contract for construction of the state guest house- 'Maharashtra Sadan' - in Delhi and the Kalina land-grabbing case in Mumbai.

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Chhagan Bhujbal
Chhagan Bhujbal

The has issued a fresh order attaching assets worth Rs 20.41 crore in connection with its probe against former Deputy Chief Minister and others.

The zonal office of the central probe agency here said it has issued an order for provisional attachment of assets under sections of the Prevention of Act (PMLA).

With this fresh Rs 20.41 crore assets order, the total attachment of properties in the case stands at Rs 178 crore now, it said.

The former Deputy CM and leader is in jail after he was arrested by the agency last year.

Bhujbal's son and legislator Pankaj and his nephew Sameer are also accused in this case.

According to the ED, the Bhujbal family allegedly had conspired along with several others to divert or 'launder' kickbacks received by Chhagan Bhujbal, when he was state Public Works Department minister.

The charges against them relate to the contract for construction of the state guest house- 'Sadan' - in Delhi and the Kalina land-grabbing case in Mumbai.

First Published: Tue, December 05 2017. 13:25 IST
RECOMMENDED FOR YOU