Shiv Sena MP Sent to 14-Day Judicial Custody

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  • Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut sent to judicial custody till Aug 22.
  • The extension was ordered by a special Mumbai court on Monday.
  • The Shiv Sena MP was earlier sent for judicial custody until 8th August.

Mumbai: A special court in Mumbai on Monday extended Shive Sena MP Sanjay Raut’s custody by another 14 days. The 60 year old leader will now have to remain in judicial custody until August 22nd.

The extension came after the last hearing on Thursday when the ED sought his further custody for eight days saying it has unearthed a new trial of money. On August 4th, the court noting that the probe agency had made “remarkable progress” in the investigation into the money laundering case, the court had extended the custody until 8th August.

The Shiv Sena leader was arrested on August 1st in connection with alleged financial irregularities in the redevelopment of the Patra Chawl (row tenement) in suburban Goregaon. The ED in its probe reports to have seized documents indicating  purchase of properties at Alibaug in neighbouring Raigad district by Raut. Raut was found to be a beneficiary of Rs 1.17 crore of proceeds of crime in addition of Rs 1.06 crore that had come to light earlier.

To know more about Patra Chwal case, Click the link below.

Sanjay Raut’s ED Custody Extended Till August 8 – Lalluram English

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