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Former Andhra Bank director sent to two-day ED remand

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

A on Saturday sent the former of to two-day (ED) remand in connection with a probe.

The probe is in connection with Rs 5,000-crore case involving a Gujarat-based pharma firm.

was arrested by the ED on Friday after the agency probe revealed that he routed his unaccounted money through a Kolkata-based shell company.

Earlier in December, the ED filed prosecution complaints against businessman, Gagan Dhawan, and also attached assets worth Rs 1.17 crore in relation to the same case.

The special Prevention of Act (PMLA) took cognisance of the prosecution complaint filed before it by the ED in the case of Rs 5,000-crore loan by the Sandesara Group of Companies.

Following the investigations in the Rs 5,000-crore money laundering case of the Group, the ED has provisionally attached a plot owned by in Phase III, Gurgaon, to the extent of Rs 1.17 crore.

Dhawan was arrested by the ED on November 1 for his role in assisting and facilitating the Sandesaras in money laundering.

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First Published: Sat, January 13 2018. 23:45 IST