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ED arrests aide of Shiv Sena MP in money laundering case

The Enforcement Directorate office at Fort in Mumbai. File photo   | Photo Credit: EMMANUAL YOGINI

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday, September 28,2021, arrested an alleged aide ofShiv Sena MP Bhavana Gawaliin connection with a money laundering investigation, officials said.

Saeed Khan was placed under arrest under the provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) and will be produced before a local court here for further custody by the agency.

The arrest pertains to a case of money laundering related to alleged financial irregularities in certain trusts linked to Gawali, a Member of Parliament from the Yavatmal-Washim Lok Sabha seat.

The agency had last month conducted searches at multiple premises in Yavatmal, Washim and Mumbai in this case.

The ED case is based on a Maharashtra police FIR against some accused related to a ₹18 alleged crore fraud and some linked irregularities.


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