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Delhi liquor policy: ED launched fresh raids at 35 locations across Delhi, Punjab, Hyderabad

In connection with the liquor policy scam in Delhi, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) today raided 35 locations in Hyderabad and Punjab, including the capital. Earlier in September, 2 people have been arrested.

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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New Delhi: In connection with the liquor policy scam in Delhi, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) today raided 35 locations in Hyderabad and Punjab, including the capital. Earlier in September, 2 people have been arrested. In this case, CBI and ED have conducted raids across the country after many years. After this Vijay Nair and Sameer Mahendru were arrested by the ED. In this case, the house and bank locker of Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia were also searched.

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At the same time, on the ED raid, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal tweeted that more than 500 raids, more than 300 CBI / ED officers are engaged 24 hours a day for 3 months. He said that so much effort is being made to find evidence against one Manish Sisodia. But nothing is being found, because nothing has been done. Kejriwal said that the time of so many officers is being wasted for their dirty politics. How will such a country progress?

In fact, according to the Enforcement Directorate (ED) FIR, Samir Mahendru, the owner of Indospirits, had paid crores of rupees to Manish Sisodia’s associates twice. Whereas in the CBI FIR, it is alleged that Arjun Pandey, an aide of Manish Sisodia, was involved in entertainment and events. About Rs 2-4 crore was taken in cash from Sameer Mahendru on behalf of Vijay Nair, the former CEO of the management company.

At the same time, according to media reports, the agency has also got indications of links of Delhi liquor scam to Andhra Pradesh and Punjab during the investigation. After this, the ED is trying to collect evidence by raiding those places. According to sources, many important information has come to the fore in the interrogation of Sameer Mahendru. This raid has been done at the houses of some people associated with politics, liquor businessmen and former officials.

Also Read :- Sisodia, wife at Ghaziabad bank for locker probe, says "Got clean chit, CBI found nothing"
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