Arrested Shiv Sena chief Sanjay Raut Varsha Raut reached the Enforcement Directorate workplace this morning after being summoned in a cash laundering case. He was accompanied by his daughter and brother of Sena chief Sanil Raut.
Ms Raut was summoned by the investigating company on expenses of money-laundering in an alleged rip-off in a housing undertaking simply hours after Sanjay Raut’s ED custody was prolonged until August 8 by a particular courtroom in Mumbai two days in the past.
The central probe company has repeatedly named Varsha Raut however she has not been questioned until now.
Four months in the past, the ED — which is probing the Rs 1,000-crore Patra Chawl redevelopment rip-off in Mumbai’s Goregaon — had connected Rs 11 crore price of belongings of Varsha Raut and two of the with Sanjay Raut.
These embody a flat in Dadar held by Varsha Raut, apart from eight plots in Alibaug which she collectively holds with Swapna Patkar. Sujit Patkar’s spouse, a “close associate” of Sanjay Raut, Swapna Patkar is now a witness in the case. He allegedly obtained a “rape and murder threat” final month however Sanjay Raut denied any reference to it.
The ED alleged that the Raut household obtained “proceeds of crime” price greater than Rs 1 crore for facilitating irregularities in the Patra Chawl undertaking.
Rejecting the fees, Sanjay Raut additionally advised the courtroom that he was kept “without ventilation”however the ED mentioned he was stored in an “airconditioned” room, so there was no window.
The Enforcement Directorate arrested Mr Raut after midnight on Monday in a case associated to alleged monetary irregularities in the redevelopment of a chawl, or previous row tenement, in suburban Goregaon.