Enforcement Directorate raids Punjab MLA Sukhpal Singh Khaira’s properties in cash laundering case | India Information
New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) raided the premises of former AAP MLA & Punjab Ekta Occasion chief Sukhpal Singh Khaira and some others on Tuesday (March 9).
The raid by the ED was in reference to a money-laundering case linked to narcotics trafficking and the creation of an alleged pretend passport.
The searches are being carried out at Khaira’s residence in Chandigarh, 5 different places in Haryana and Punjab and two locations in Delhi.
Khaira was a legislator of the Punjab Ekta Occasion, which he based in 2019. He’s an MLA from Bholath in Kapurthala district. The MLA was elected to the state Meeting in 2017 on an Aam Aadmi Occasion (AAP) ticket.
In accordance with information company PTI, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) mentioned the motion is being carried out in opposition to the Punjab lawmaker and others below provisions of the Prevention of Cash Laundering Act (PMLA) and is aimed toward gathering extra proof to take ahead the probe.
The group of ED sleuths had been additionally finishing up searches at Sector 5 residence of Khaira in Chandigarh.
The investigation, below money-laundering costs, is expounded to alleged medication trafficking and a pretend passport case, they mentioned.
Just a few accused who’re being investigated within the case are lodged in jail, officers mentioned