Contemporary Delhi: The ED has summoned Varsha Raut, wife of Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut, for questioning in the PMC Bank cash laundering case on 29 December, officers acknowledged on Sunday.
Varsha Raut has been requested to appear sooner than the federal agency in Mumbai. Right here’s the third summons issued to her after she skipped the sooner two on health grounds, they acknowledged.
The summons for questioning has been issued to her underneath the provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).
The ED desires to ask Varsha Raut in regards to “receipt” of some funds that had been allegedly siphoned from the monetary institution, legit sources claimed.
The ED had filed a PMLA case to probe the alleged loan fraud in the Punjab and Maharashtra Co-operative (PMC) Bank in October closing year against the Housing Utter Infrastructure Ltd (HDIL), its promoters Rakesh Kumar Wadhawan and his son Sarang Wadhawan, its historical chairman Waryam Singh and ex-managing director Pleasure Thomas.
The agency took cognisance of a Mumbai Police Economic Offences Slip FIR against them for allegedly inflicting “wrongful loss, prima facie to the tune of Rs 4,355 crore to PMC Bank, and corresponding positive aspects to themselves”.
The Shiv Sena, which is piece of Maharashtra’s ruling alliance Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) alongside with the NCP and the Congress, had earlier alleged that central probe companies were concentrating on them unfairly.
Worn BJP leader Eknath Khadse, who recently joined Sharad Pawar’s Nationalist Congress Social gathering (NCP), has additionally been summoned by the ED for questioning on December 30 in Mumbai in connection with a cash laundering case linked to a land deal in Pune’s Bhosri condominium.