A look at Shiv Sena leaders under Enforcement Directorate radar

Raut was summoned by ED in connection with an alleged money laundering case.

However, there are other Sena leaders who have been summoned over the course of time and some of them have joined the Eknath Shinde-led cadre of rebel leaders.

“There are at least 17-20 party MLAs on ED, CBI and IT radar and want to get out of their predicament by jumping ship. Other 10-15 rebels who are also involved in various businesses also fear getting ED notices,”

Raut had said responding to a question on Sainiks deserting the Maha Vikas Aghadi coalitionThe central agencies have been grilling Parab for several months over the irregularities in resort construction in Ratnagiri’s Dapoli. The Union ministry of environment, forest and climate change had filed a complaint against the Sena minister for violating environment protection rules, based on which, ED filed a money laundering case against him.

A close aide to CM Thackeray, Sena leader Arjunrao Panditrao Khotkar has been under ED’s radar over a Maharashtra bank money laundering case. The agency had found irregularities in Maharashtra State Cooperative Bank (MSCB) worth 25,000 crore.

  • The sugar factory, SSK Limited, linked with Khotkar has failed to repay the loan from MSCB. The firm was established on 235 acres of land and 100 acres of it was acquired without any monetary consideration.


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