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UP Lokayukta submits Naseemuddin DA case report to ED

Press Trust of India  |  Lucknow 

Lokayukta today submitted its inquiry report into the disproportionate assets case against senior leader and former state minister Naseemuddin Siddiqui to the (ED).

The ED had recently asked for the report after it registered a case of money laundering against Siddiqui.

Additional Director, ED, H K Lal had asked for the report, other evidences and the recommendations made to the government by us after registering a case of money laundering against Siddiqui recently, state Lokayukta N K Malhotra said.

The Lokayukta had conducted a probe into the properties of Siddiqui, his wife and son and had held them guilty of amassing wealth disproportionate to their known sources of income.

It had also recommended probe by a central agency or state vigilance department to the Chief Minister The state government had handed over the inquiry to the state vigilance department, which is still going on.

First Published: Tue, July 15 2014. 21:37 IST