Monday, March 14, 2016

Chhagan Bhujbal arrested by ED

Former Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister and NCP leader Chhagan Bhujbal has been arrested by the the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in money laundering case. Chhagan Bhujbal a strongman and a close associate of Sharad Pawar has been arrested by the ED on Monday evening after he was grilled by the probing agency.
The ED had summoned Bhujbal on March 8 following a complaint by Bharatiya Janata Party MP Kirit Somaiya in connection with cases lodged under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act and Foreign Exchange Management Act pertaining to alleged irregularities in the construction of a new 'Maharashtra Sadan' in New Delhi, worth several hundred crores of rupees. The ED had on February 1 arrested Bhujbal's nephew Sameer Bhujbal. Later last month, it questioned Bhujbal's son Pankaj Bhujbal, a legislator.


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