New Delhi: Raids are going on at many places of ED in Maharashtra. It has been told that this ED raid is going on against Shiv Sena leader and state transport minister Anil Parab. Against whom there is an allegation of taking bribe of crores of rupees. ED has started raids simultaneously at 7 locations in this case. The ED had registered a case against the minister of Maharashtra government under money laundering. After which this action is now going on in Pune and Mumbai.
Sachin Waje, former API of Mumbai Police, arrested in the Ambani bomb threat case against Shiv Sena leader Anil Parab, made many allegations. In which the biggest allegation was that Anil Parab used to take bribes of crores in many cases. Allegations of recovery of about Rs 50 crore were made against him. At the same time, it was told that he was also making continuous recovery regarding transfer-posting.
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) action relates to allegations of purchase of a parcel of land in Dapoli by Parab in 2017 for a consideration of Rs 1 crore, but it was registered in 2019. Some other allegations are also being probed by the agency. It is alleged that later the land was sold to a Mumbai-based cable operator Sadanand Kadam for Rs 1.10 crore in 2020. Meanwhile, a resort was built on this land from 2017 to 2020.
A probe by the Income Tax Department had earlier alleged that the construction of the resort started in 2017 and over Rs 6 crore in cash was spent on the construction of the resort. The ED has already questioned Parab in another money laundering case involving former minister Anil Deshmukh.