Mon. Apr 22nd, 2024
After CBI, now ED files FIR against Mahua Moitra, Hiranandani

New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has registered a funds laundering case from expelled Trinamool Congress MP Mahua Moitra and businessman Darshan Hiranandani in the hard cash-for-question case.

According to sources, the money probe company took cognisance of the CBI FIR currently registered in the subject beneath distinct sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and the Avoidance of Corruption Act.

Before, the ED had submitted a situation underneath the Overseas Exchange Administration Act (FEMA) against Moitra.

On March 27, the ED issued the 3rd summons to the Trinamool chief for questioning in link with a FEMA violation circumstance, which she skipped. Moitra experienced also skipped her scheduled appearances on February 19 and March 11.

In accordance to ED sources, Moitra was asked to furnish specified files pertinent to foreign investments joined to the ongoing investigation.

Moitra experienced been embroiled in a controversy more than allegations of receiving cash in trade for placing up queries in the Lok Sabha on behalf of Hiranandani.

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By TFW

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