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Sena’s Sanjay Raut despatched to 4-day ED custody in alleged Patra Chawl land rip-off case; all it’s good to know

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Sena's Sanjay Raut sent to 4-day ED custody in alleged Patra Chawl land scam case; all you need to know

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Shiv Sena chief and four-time Rajya Sabha member Sanjay Raut has been despatched to four-day custody by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday in an alleged money-laundering case arising out of the Patra Chawl Goregaon land rip-off.

The probe company had reportedly requested for eight days custody which the court docket didn’t grant.

He was produced earlier than a Special Court beneath the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, the place ED circumstances are often heard, round 3 pm as we speak. At 12:30 pm, he was taken to a hospital for a medical check-up.

On Monday round 12 am, he was arrested beneath the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) as he was not cooperating within the probe, officers claimed.

An 18-hour dramatic collection of occasions began with a raid by the ED on Raut’s dwelling at daybreak in Mumbai’s Bhandup space on Sunday, the place they performed a search, questioned Raut, and by night, summoned him for questioning on the company’s native workplace.

The crew additionally seized Rs 11.5 lakh in money throughout the search, officers mentioned.

Later, Raut, 60, was detained by the ED. He spent the night time on the ED’s zonal workplace in south Mumbai’s Ballard Estate.

The chief’s midnight arrest has triggered a number of protests by occasion employees throughout Mumbai.

The ED had despatched a number of summons to the Sena chief which he skipped, following which he has been arrested. Earlier, a month again he had even dared the ED to arrest him.

Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut being taken to the Enforcement Directorate (ED) workplace in reference to a cash laundering case. (Photo | PTI)

I’m being victimised: Raut

The Shiv Sena chief earlier took to Twitter to allege that he was being victimised on the directions of the Centre. “They (ED) are going to arrest me. I am going to be arrested”, Raut advised reporters exterior the ED workplace after he was introduced there from residence. “Zukega nahi (won’t bow down)”, Raut mentioned, placing up a courageous entrance.

#WATCH | Mumbai: Shiv Sena chief Sanjay Raut being taken by ED officers together with them after he was detained in reference to Patra Chawl land rip-off case from his residence pic.twitter.com/VtjjuQJhxM

— ANI (@ANI) July 31, 2022
Shiv Sena firmly behind us: MP’s brother Sunil Raut

Sanjay Raut’s brother and Shiv Sena MLA Sunil Raut mentioned that with the arrest, the BJP is making an attempt to muzzle the voice of Shiv Sena.

“We are not scared by all this bogus actions… Raut saheb will fight, we all shall fight… the Shiv Sena will fight but will not now before the BJP, Sanjay Raut will never leave the Sena,” he mentioned.

He mentioned Uddhav Thackeray-led Shiv Sena stands firmly behind the Raut household.

“The Shiv Sena and Uddhav ji stand solidly behind us. Our legal fight (over Sanjay Raut’s arrest) has begun,” the Shiv Sena MLA from Vikhroli advised PTI.

Mumbai | Sanjay Raut was arrested late night time y’day. His medical checkup was performed as we speak & he was taken to court docket. We place confidence in judiciary, we consider he’ll be launched quickly. ED demanded 8 days of custody however was granted solely 4: Sunil Raut, brother of Shiv Sena chief Sanjay Raut pic.twitter.com/XtXfI4rssV

— ANI (@ANI) August 1, 2022

The ED probe pertains to alleged monetary irregularities within the redevelopment of Patra ‘chawl’ and associated monetary property transactions involving Sanjay Raut’s spouse and alleged associates.

In April, the ED provisionally hooked up belongings price over Rs 11.15 crore belonging to Varsha Raut and two of his associates as a part of this investigation.

The hooked up properties are within the type of land held by Pravin M Raut, Sanjay Raut’s aide and a former director of Guru Ashish Construction Pvt Ltd, at Palghar, Saphale (a city in Palghar) and Padgha (in Thane district).

These belongings additionally embody a flat in Mumbai’s suburb Dadar held by Varsha Raut and eight plots at Kihim seashore in Alibaug collectively held by Varsha Raut and Swapna Patkar, spouse of Sujit Patkar, a “close associate” of Sanjay Raut, the ED had mentioned.

The ED got here to know throughout the probe that Pravin allegedly paid Rs 55 lakh to Varsha. This was paid from the checking account of Pravin’s spouse.

The cash was termed as proceeds of crime by the ED.

It was additionally alleged that the journey bills of Sanjay Raut had been borne by Pravin which included his resort keep and air tickets.

The ED had earlier despatched Pune businessman Avinash Bhosale into custody within the DHFL-Yes Bank case, and the sources claimed that they wished to grill Raut on this matter too.

Sources claimed that the Patra Chawl case of ED can also be linked to the DHFL case.

ALSO READ | Uddhav Thackeray meets, comforts Sanjay Raut’s household

Security personnel stand guard on the residence of Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut throughout a raid by ED officers, in Mumbai. (Photo | PTI)

Who is Raut?

Raut is an in depth aide of Shiv Sena President and former Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, plus the Chief Spokesperson of Shiv Sena and government editor of the SAAMANA Group of newspapers.

Over the years, Raut grew to become probably the most virulent critics of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in addition to rallying collectively the varied state and nationwide Opposition events.

He had gone beneath the scanner of ED because the time he performed a vital function within the formation of the erstwhile Maha Vikas Aghadi authorities which fell on June 29 after 31 months in energy.

Proud of Sanjay Raut. There’s a dialogue in ‘Pushpa’ – “jhukega nahi”. But the actual Shiv Sainik who will not bend is Sanjay Raut. Those who used to say they will not bend are all that aspect as we speak. That’s not the path proven by Balasaheb. Raut is true Shiv Sainik: Uddhav Thackeray pic.twitter.com/Om0Q4auCVi

— ANI (@ANI) August 1, 2022

(With inputs from PTI, ANI, IANS, and Express News Service)

Shiv Sena chief and four-time Rajya Sabha member Sanjay Raut has been despatched to four-day custody by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday in an alleged money-laundering case arising out of the Patra Chawl Goregaon land rip-off.

The probe company had reportedly requested for eight days custody which the court docket didn’t grant.

He was produced earlier than a Special Court beneath the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, the place ED circumstances are often heard, round 3 pm as we speak. At 12:30 pm, he was taken to a hospital for a medical check-up.

On Monday round 12 am, he was arrested beneath the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) as he was not cooperating within the probe, officers claimed.

An 18-hour dramatic collection of occasions began with a raid by the ED on Raut’s dwelling at daybreak in Mumbai’s Bhandup space on Sunday, the place they performed a search, questioned Raut, and by night, summoned him for questioning on the company’s native workplace.

The crew additionally seized Rs 11.5 lakh in money throughout the search, officers mentioned.

Later, Raut, 60, was detained by the ED. He spent the night time on the ED’s zonal workplace in south Mumbai’s Ballard Estate.

The chief’s midnight arrest has triggered a number of protests by occasion employees throughout Mumbai.

The ED had despatched a number of summons to the Sena chief which he skipped, following which he has been arrested. Earlier, a month again he had even dared the ED to arrest him.

Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut being taken to the Enforcement Directorate (ED) workplace in reference to a cash laundering case. (Photo | PTI)

I’m being victimised: Raut
The Shiv Sena chief earlier took to Twitter to allege that he was being victimised on the directions of the Centre. “They (ED) are going to arrest me. I am going to be arrested”, Raut advised reporters exterior the ED workplace after he was introduced there from residence. “Zukega nahi (won’t bow down)”, Raut mentioned, placing up a courageous entrance.

#WATCH | Mumbai: Shiv Sena chief Sanjay Raut being taken by ED officers together with them after he was detained in reference to Patra Chawl land rip-off case from his residence pic.twitter.com/VtjjuQJhxM
— ANI (@ANI) July 31, 2022
Shiv Sena firmly behind us: MP’s brother Sunil Raut
Sanjay Raut’s brother and Shiv Sena MLA Sunil Raut mentioned that with the arrest, the BJP is making an attempt to muzzle the voice of Shiv Sena.

“We are not scared by all this bogus actions… Raut saheb will fight, we all shall fight… the Shiv Sena will fight but will not now before the BJP, Sanjay Raut will never leave the Sena,” he mentioned.

He mentioned Uddhav Thackeray-led Shiv Sena stands firmly behind the Raut household.

“The Shiv Sena and Uddhav ji stand solidly behind us. Our legal fight (over Sanjay Raut’s arrest) has begun,” the Shiv Sena MLA from Vikhroli advised PTI.

Mumbai | Sanjay Raut was arrested late night time y’day. His medical checkup was performed as we speak & he was taken to court docket. We place confidence in judiciary, we consider he’ll be launched quickly. ED demanded 8 days of custody however was granted solely 4: Sunil Raut, brother of Shiv Sena chief Sanjay Raut pic.twitter.com/XtXfI4rssV
— ANI (@ANI) August 1, 2022
What is the case about?
The ED probe pertains to alleged monetary irregularities within the redevelopment of Patra ‘chawl’ and associated monetary property transactions involving Sanjay Raut’s spouse and alleged associates.

In April, the ED provisionally hooked up belongings price over Rs 11.15 crore belonging to Varsha Raut and two of his associates as a part of this investigation.

The hooked up properties are within the type of land held by Pravin M Raut, Sanjay Raut’s aide and a former director of Guru Ashish Construction Pvt Ltd, at Palghar, Saphale (a city in Palghar) and Padgha (in Thane district).

These belongings additionally embody a flat in Mumbai’s suburb Dadar held by Varsha Raut and eight plots at Kihim seashore in Alibaug collectively held by Varsha Raut and Swapna Patkar, spouse of Sujit Patkar, a “close associate” of Sanjay Raut, the ED had mentioned.

The ED got here to know throughout the probe that Pravin allegedly paid Rs 55 lakh to Varsha. This was paid from the checking account of Pravin’s spouse.

The cash was termed as proceeds of crime by the ED.

It was additionally alleged that the journey bills of Sanjay Raut had been borne by Pravin which included his resort keep and air tickets.

The ED had earlier despatched Pune businessman Avinash Bhosale into custody within the DHFL-Yes Bank case, and the sources claimed that they wished to grill Raut on this matter too.

Sources claimed that the Patra Chawl case of ED can also be linked to the DHFL case.

ALSO READ | Uddhav Thackeray meets, comforts Sanjay Raut’s household

Security personnel stand guard on the residence of Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut throughout a raid by ED officers, in Mumbai. (Photo | PTI)

Who is Raut?

Raut is an in depth aide of Shiv Sena President and former Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, plus the Chief Spokesperson of Shiv Sena and government editor of the SAAMANA Group of newspapers.

Over the years, Raut grew to become probably the most virulent critics of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in addition to rallying collectively the varied state and nationwide Opposition events.

He had gone beneath the scanner of ED because the time he performed a vital function within the formation of the erstwhile Maha Vikas Aghadi authorities which fell on June 29 after 31 months in energy.

Proud of Sanjay Raut. There’s a dialogue in ‘Pushpa’ – “jhukega nahi”. But the actual Shiv Sainik who will not bend is Sanjay Raut. Those who used to say they will not bend are all that aspect as we speak. That’s not the path proven by Balasaheb. Raut is true Shiv Sainik: Uddhav Thackeray pic.twitter.com/Om0Q4auCVi
— ANI (@ANI) August 1, 2022
(With inputs from PTI, ANI, IANS, and Express News Service)