The Gujarat High Court on Tuesday issued a notice to the state government on a bail plea filed by Surat-based trader Afroz Fatta who was arrested in a case related to an alleged racket involving illegal money transfer of Rs 5,395 crore.
The Enforcement Directorate on Wednesday filed a second charge sheet in the Rs 5,395-crore hawala scam allegedly involving Surat-based trader Afroz Fatta before the special Prevention of Money Laundering Act court here.
Following the arrest of Afroz Fatta and Madanlal Jain, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has arrested another Surat-based trader, Rakesh Kothari, in connection with a multi-crore hawala racket that was busted earlier this year.
The Crime branch here today arrested one Bilal Harun Gilani, a close aide of Afroz Fatta, in connection with the alleged hawala scam which is believed to be to the tune of Rs 5,395 crore, said officials.
Facing heat over his alleged involvement in land and hawala scams, BJP MP Anurag Thakur on Sunday challenged Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh to order a probe into allegations against his own family members.
The interrogation of former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda and his cabinet colleague Kamlesh Singh continued for the second day in jail Monday as officials probed deeper into the Rs.2,500 crore money laundering scam.
The investigations into the alleged multi-crore hawala scam involving former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda has revealed that one of his close associates deposited over Rs 640 crore in two years in a public sector bank here.
Expanding its probe
into multi-crore rupee alleged hawala and illegal investments
case against former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda, an
Enforcement Directorate team will leave for Mumbai tomorrow to
ascertain his alleged investments in Bollywood and some
companies set up there by him and his associates.
Devendra Mukhia, an alleged aide of
former Jharkhand CM Madhu Koda, on Tuesday surrendered
before the Income Tax department here which wants to probe his
involvement in the alleged hawala and illegal investments