ED had issued Batra’s marching orders from Chandigarh to Bengaluru and he was relieved of his duties on July 20, the same day he was handed over the transfer orders.
The timing of the transfer order has raised eyebrows as the trial has just begun at a court in Patiala after the third chargesheet was filed on July 4.
Taking umbrage at Finance Ministry’s reported attempt to remove him as Enforcement Directorate’s counsel in the 2G spectrum scam cases, senior advocate K K Venugopal on Monday told the Supreme Court that he will not appear for the agency any further. Apart from the ED, Venugopal appears for the CBI in the case as the […]
The Enforcement Directorate has filed five more cases under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) against companies in different parts of the country in the coal blocks allocation scam.
The leaked documents scandal originating from the oil ministry has made the government step up surveillance.
ED is expecting the arrest of four more persons against whom a non-bailable warrant has been issued.
A statement issued by a spokesperson for JSPL read: “We wish to state that we have not received any notice or information from ED in this regard.”
Mittal had allegedly floated shell companies to launder money raised from sources which the ED is investigating.
They had applied for an anticipatory bail on January 3 after the ED summoned Ajay Singh for questioning.
He had not been able to prove that money lying in his and his wife’s bank accounts was not proceeds of crime.
Earlier, Mittal’s clerk Ajay Singh had failed to appear before ED despite summons.
It was in connection with alleged money laundering by advocate Mukesh Mittal.
In case the commissioner is not summoned considering his high office, an ED team may examine him at his residence.
The ED, however, ordered confiscation of the seized forex that amounts to Rs 5.97 crore.
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