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Money laundering case: Court summons Virbhadra Singh, wife

IANS  |  New Delhi 

A court here on Monday issued summons to former and his wife, accused of laundering.

After accepting the (ED) chargesheet, asked Virbhadra Singh, his wife and three others -- Chunni Lal Chauhan, and to appear before her on March 22.

The ED has chargesheeted Virbhadra Singh, his wife and three others -- Chunni Lal Chauhan, and -- under the provisions of the Prevention of Laundering Act (PMLA).

told the court there is enough material on record to proceed against the accused in the case.

Earlier, the ED had filed its first against (LIC) agent Anand Chauhan, accusing him of investing Virbhadra Singh's Rs 5.14 crore in LIC policies purchased in his name and those of his family members, including his wife.

A probe had found that Virbahdra Singh had accumulated assets worth Rs 6.03 crore in his name and in the names of his family members, which were disproportionate to his known sources of income, during his tenure as the from 2009 to 2011.

The ED alleged Virbhadra Singh, with help of his wife and Chauhan, indulged in laundering by investing tainted money in LIC policIes in the name of his family members and to show legitimate income arising out of



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First Published: Mon, February 12 2018. 17:34 IST