New Delhi: The ED has registered a case of money laundering against Delhi’s Home Minister and Aam Aadmi Party leader Satyendra Jain on Wednesday. An ED official gave this information. “The ED has registered a case against Jain and five other persons after taking the cognizance after being registered under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act in the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI),” the officer told Emit Post.
A team of CBI had raided Jain’s house on Friday, one day before that CBI filed a case against Jain for blaming the black money of Rs 16 crore between 2012-13 and 2015-16. The CBI had earlier registered a preliminary inquiry against Jain and others in April for blaming the black money of Rs 4.63 crore in 2015-16.
The inquiry was registered on the basis of evidence collected by the CBI against Jain, which said that while staying in the office of Jain Lokseva, the companies of Kolkata-based Info Private Limited, Achichand Developers, Indo Metal Impex Private Limited and Mangalayan Project Pvt Ltd – was involved in whitening black money.
In the investigation conducted by the Income Tax Department in 2013, these four fictitious companies allegedly received Rs 16.38 crore.