The Enforcement Directorate today seized assets worth Rs 30 lakh belonging to Maoist leader Sandeep Yadav alias Vijay Yadav alias Rupesh here in connection with a money laundering case, an ED official said.
The Maoist leader is an absconder in more than 100 cases lodged in different police stations of various states like Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha and Chhattisgarh for his involvement in naxal related incidents.
"We have seized two properties - a plot and a single storeyed house - belonging to Sandeep Yadav in Aurangabad district. The house has been sealed. The properties are in the name of Yadav's wife Rajanti Devi," Enforcement Directorate, Patna Assistant Director Adarsh Kumar told reporters here.
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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