Earlier Raut failed to look earlier than the ED for additional statements regardless of two summons. Two days in the past, a witness within the case Swapna Patkar reported to the police that she was getting threatening calls asking her to withdraw her assertion to ED towards Raut.
Sanjay Raut’s spouse Varsha and Swapna had a land parcel in Alibaug that was bought underneath their joint names. ED suspects that the land was bought by means of the cash diverted from Patra Chawl fraud by arrested businessman Pravin Raut, a good friend of Sanjay Raut, by means of Patkar’s estranged husband Sujit Patkar.
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In April, the ED had connected a flat in Mumbai owned by Sanjay Raut’s spouse Varsha and the Alibaug land parcels. ED had alleged that these properties have been bought by means of the cash diverted by Pravin Raut.
Throughout latest searches on the premises of Patkar, the ED discovered the Alibaug land paperwork. Earlier in her assertion to the ED, Swapna advised them that her identify was used for buying the land though she had no possession rights on it and the land parcels possession are in full management of Sanjay Raut.
Lately, the ED recorded Sanjay Raut’s assertion within the case at their zonal workplace in Ballard Property space of South Mumbai. The ED referred to as him once more for additional clarification after questioning Patkar and Swapna, however he requested for exemption until August 7 on account of ongoing Parliament periods. However ED refused his request.
The ED investigating a Rs 1,200 crore cash laundering case associated with Patra chawl redevelopment fraud at Goregaon involving Housing Growth and Infrastructure Ltd (HDIL) group, its promoters Rakesh Wadhawan, his son Sarang and Pravin Raut.
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The HDIL’s subsidiary Guru Ashish Development took work of redevelopment of Patra chawl after coming into into settlement with the land proprietor Mhada (state authorities company) and residents. Pravin Raut was one of many shareholder in Guru Ashish and he acquired Rs 50 crore after he exited the corporate. Pravin Raut additionally acquired Rs 45 crore from a land deal at Palghar from HDIL group. In February, the ED arrested Pravin Raut within the case and chargesheeted him. Final 12 months they'd connected Pravin Raut’s properties with Rs 72 crore.
महाराष्ट्र आणि शिवसेना लढत राहील.
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“Maharashtra and Shiv Sena will proceed to struggle,” tweets Shiv Sena chief Sanjay Raut as Enforcement Directorate conducts a search at his Mumbai residence.
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In the meantime, Sanjay Raut's supporters have assembled exterior his home. They're shouting slogans in help of him. Police have closed the constructing gate and should not permitting anybody inside.
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