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Land allotted to AJL attached by ED under PMLA

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The has attached a plot of land in allotted to the (AJL) by the government in 2005, the agency said on Monday.

It has done saw under the anti-money laundering law, the agency said.

The is reportedly controlled by senior leaders, including members of the Gandhi family. The group runs newspaper.

A provisional attachment order was issued on December 1, the day CBI filed a charge sheet against former and others for allegedly using fraudulent means to allot land to AJL, the agency said in a statement.

"... Since, the value of plot fraudulently alloted to has represented proceeds of crime, the ED has attached plot under PMLA act," the statement said.

The plot has been attached under Section 5 of PMLA (Attachment of property involved in money-laundering) and further investigation is in process, officials said.

The CBI charge sheet named besides Hooda in connection with the alleged irregularities in the re-allotment of an institutional plot in Panchkula, Haryana, to the

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First Published: Mon, December 03 2018. 17:00 IST