PMLA Case: ED Attaches Chhagan Bhujbal's Properties Worth Rs 90 crores
PMLA Case: ED Attaches Chhagan Bhujbal’s Properties Worth Rs 90 crores

Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday attached properties worth around 90 crores of Chhagan Bhujbal and others in relation with an ongoing PMLA case against them.

According to reports, the agency issued a provisional attachment order, under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).

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This is the fifth attachment order issued by the agency in the case and it has already attached assets, both movableand immovable, worth Rs 280 crore earlier.

Bhujbal, along with his ex-Member of Parliament nephew Samir have been arrested in the case by the ED earlier and they are at present in jail.

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The agency has filed two FIRs against Bhujbal, his son Pankaj and Samir and others under the provisions of PMLA, based on Mumbai Polices’ ACB FIRs, to probe alleged irregularities in the construction of Delhi-based state guest house Maharashtra Sadan and the Kalina land grabbing case.

The Bombay High Court, in December, 2014, had constituted a Special Investigation Team comprising the ED and the state Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) to conduct the inquiry against the politician and others.

(With PTI Inputs)