The ED has so far attached assets worth Rs 52 crore in the Delhi liquor scam.
Aam Aadmi Party leader and former Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia’s troubles are not taking the name of ending. On one hand they are knocking the doors of the courts for bail. At the same time, the ED attached his and many properties related to him. The ED has so far attached assets worth Rs 52 crore in the Delhi liquor scam. ED has also taken possession of the property which is in the name of Sisodia’s wife.
Sisodia was arrested by CBI, now ED is also probing PMLA
Along with the ED, the CBI has also registered a case against Sisodia in the Delhi liquor scam. While the CBI is probing the criminal aspects of the scam, the ED is probing the money-related matter under the PMLA. The agencies claim that a bribe of 100 crores was given in the liquor scam. Sisodia was arrested by the CBI. He is lodged in Tihar Jail. He has reached the Supreme Court after the bail petition was canceled from the Special and Delhi High Court.
The ED on Friday said it has attached assets worth over Rs 52 crore of Sisodia, his wife and some other accused arrested in the PMLA case related to the Delhi Excise Policy. Under this, a provisional order has been issued for attachment of immovable properties worth Rs 7.29 crore. This includes two properties of Manish Sisodia and his wife Seema Sisodia, land/flat of another accused Rajesh Joshi (director of Chariot Productions Media Pvt Ltd) and land/flat of Gautam Malhotra.
The agency said the attached assets also include Manish Sisodia’s movable assets worth Rs 44.29 crore including bank deposits of Rs 11.49 lakh, Brindco Sales Pvt Ltd (amounting Rs 16.45 crore) and others. The ED said the total value of the attached assets is Rs 52.24 crore.