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ED seizes properties of Maoist leader in Bihar

Press Trust of India  |  Aurangabad(Bihar) 

The Enforcement Directorate today seized assets worth Rs 30 lakh belonging to Sandeep Yadav alias Vijay Yadav alias Rupesh here in connection with a case, an ED official said.

Sandeep Yadav is a central committee member of the (Maoist) and a resident of Lutua village under the jurisdiction of station of district.

The is an absconder in more than 100 cases lodged in different police stations of various states like Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha and for his involvement in naxal related incidents.

"We have seized two properties - a plot and a single storeyed house - belonging to Sandeep Yadav in district. The house has been sealed. The properties are in the name of Yadav's wife Rajanti Devi," Enforcement Directorate, told reporters here.

The ED team seized seven decimal land located in ward 10 of town while another property - a single storeyed house - located near on GT road in the district, he said.

The properties have been seized under Act, Kumar said adding that a case of was lodged and the properties were attached earlier.

The accused person was issued summons in the case but did not appear as he has absconding in more than 100 cases lodged against him in various states.

The seized properties will now be that of the Central government and the said properties can neither be sold nor can be bought, he said.

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First Published: Fri, August 10 2018. 19:55 IST