Mumbai: Senior Shiv Sena chief Sanjay Raut, who has been arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in a money-laundering case associated to the Patra Chawl land redevelopment case, was on Thursday despatched to the company’s custody until eighth August. Raut was earlier produced earlier than a Mumbai particular court docket as his ED custody ends as we speak.
Mumbai | Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut despatched to ED custody until eighth August in reference to a cash laundering case within the Patra Chawl land case. pic.twitter.com/qbcz11BenB
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The ED sought prolonged custody for Raut until August 10 because it had secured sure paperwork and needed to probe associated issues, in addition to investigating different accused within the case.
The central company arrested Raut on Sunday midnight in reference to alleged monetary irregularities within the redevelopment of Patra ‘Chawl’ (previous row tenement) in suburban Goregaon and associated monetary property transactions involving his spouse and alleged associates.
The ED had produced Raut earlier than the Prevention of Cash Laundering Act (PMLA) court docket decide MG Deshpande on Monday and sought his remand for eight days. However the court docket despatched the Sena chief to the company’s custody until August 4.
The company had instructed the court docket on Monday that Raut and his household acquired “proceeds of crime” price over Rs one crore generated out of alleged irregularities within the housing redevelopment mission.
The Shiv Sena has slammed the Bharatiya Janata Get together (BJP) over the arrest of Sanjay Raut by the Enforcement Directorate, saying such concentrating on of the Opposition didn’t occur even in the course of the Emergency imposed by the then prime minister Indira Gandhi.
In an editorial within the occasion mouthpiece Saamana, the Sena stated democracy and a rustic perish if the Opposition will not be handled with respect. The 60-year-old Rajya Sabha member is a detailed aide of Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray.
After Raut was arrested, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray had on Monday described him as a hardcore Shiv Sainik of Bal Thackeray who didn’t succumb to stress.