Prayagraj: Bahubali Mukhtar Ansari’s brother and Ghazipur BSP MP Afzal Ansari grilled by ed was interrogated for about 7 hours on Monday within the case of cash laundering within the Prayagraj workplace of the Enforcement Directorate. During this, he was questioned in regards to the earnings and belongings acquired between the yr 2011 to 2021. Information associated to their financial institution accounts was additionally taken.
The ED had additionally summoned each the sons of former MLA and Afzal’s brother Mukhtar Ansari however they may not be interrogated because of paucity of time. In the identical case, ED has already questioned Mukhtar in Banda jail in November final yr.
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Money laundering case registered final yr
A cash laundering case was registered in opposition to Mukhtar in July final yr. After which in November, the ED group went to Banda jail and interrogated him and recorded his assertion. The ED had registered a cash laundering case in opposition to him on the premise of three circumstances registered earlier in Ghazipur and Lucknow districts. Along with legal circumstances, circumstances associated to the allegations of misappropriation of land, unlawful possession and embezzlement and so on. are additionally registered in opposition to him.
Under this, a case was registered in opposition to him final yr for fraudulent withdrawal of MLA funds and different prices. Earlier in 2020, a case was additionally registered in opposition to him for fraudulently getting ready cast paperwork and occupying authorities land. Similarly, in Lucknow additionally, a report was filed in opposition to Mukhtar Ansari within the case of fraudulent acquisition of property. Based on these circumstances, the ED had registered a case in opposition to him.
Seven financial institution accounts additionally got here underneath goal
Last yr, the ED had additionally recognized seven financial institution accounts of Mukhtar. Slowly the ED is tightening its grip on Mukhtar and his household. After interrogating Mukhtar and Afzal, the ED will now interrogate each the sons of Mukhtar, Abbas and Umar. Along with this, different individuals and years of Mukhtar’s household may also be summoned on this case.
At the identical time, Afzal Ansari, who got here out of the ED workplace after interrogation, gave it a political look and mentioned that every one that is taking place in view of the 2024 elections. In the 2022 meeting elections in Purvanchal, BJP has misplaced many seats due to him and his household. In the previous additionally, the federal government has been misusing the businesses in the identical means. But he’ll come each time the company calls, he isn’t afraid of something.