2 Crore Cash, 133 Gold Coins Found In Arrested Delhi Minister’s House

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  • The probe agency conducted searches at the residence of Delhi Minister Satyendar Jain.
  • ED seized Rs 2.85 crore in cash and 133 gold coins.
  • Jain was arrested on May 30 under the criminal sections of the PMLA.

New Delhi: More than Rs 2 crore cash and gold weighing 1.8 kg have been seized during searches by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in a money laundering case linked to Delhi Minister Satyendar Jain.The searches were carried out on Monday. Rs 2.23 crore was seized from the premises of M/s Ram Prakash Jewellers Ltd, said the probe agency, which probes financial crimes.

The agency said Vaibhav Jain, Ankush Jain, Naveen Jain are the Directors of Ram Prakash Jewellers Ltd and they “directly or indirectly assisted Satyendra Jain in money laundering”.Responding to the ED searches, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal took a swipe at the Prime Minister.

“PM is after AAP, its governments in national capital and Punjab.Lies, lies and more lies. You have the power of all agencies, but god is with us,” Mr Kejriwal posted on Twitter.The Delhi Minister has been in the ED custody since June 1st.

The raids, including that at the residential premises of Mr Jain in Delhi and certain other locations, are being conducted as part of a “follow up” in the case, officials said. The probe agency has been given custody of Mr Jain till June 9th.

Mr Jain’s arrest triggered a fresh war between the Aam Aadmi party and the BJP-ruled central government with Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal alleging that the case was “completely false”.

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