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Now the sword of arrest hanging on the son? ED today summoned Anil Deshmukh’s son for questioning

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Former Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh, who was taken into the custody of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in the recovery case, is going to get another setback. In the money laundering case, the ED has now summoned Anil Deshmukh’s son Hrishikesh (Hrishikesh) Deshmukh for questioning and asked him to appear in the agency’s office today i.e. Friday. The ED has already arrested Anil Deshmukh, who is currently in ED custody till November 6 on the orders of the court.

According to the ED, sacked Assistant Police Inspector Sachin Wajhe allegedly extorted Rs 4.7 crore from orchestra bar owners in Mumbai for “smooth running of bars” and gave this money to Deshmukh’s personal assistant Sanjeev Palande, who later went to Nagpur. I handed over the money to someone. ED officials said that its probe has revealed that the money was sent through hawala channels to Delhi-based Surendra Kumar Jain and Virender Jain, who were operating fake companies. The Jain brothers are alleged to have donated this money to Nagpur-based Shri Sai Educational Institute, a trust controlled by the Deshmukh family.

ED officials suspect that the Jain brothers were acting on the instructions of Deshmukh’s son Hrishikesh Deshmukh and that is why they want to record Deshmukh’s son’s statement. An ED official said the agency may bring Hrishikesh and his father Deshmukh face-to-face and the two may be interrogated together. However, whether Deshmukh’s son will be arrested or not, the agency will be able to decide only after interrogation.

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Let us inform that Hrishikesh Deshmukh had been summoned by the agency twice earlier as well. But like his father, he too had failed to appear before the central agency for money laundering probe. Hrishikesh’s father Anil Deshmukh was arrested by the ED on Monday after 12 hours of interrogation on the ground that he was evasive and not responding to the agency’s queries. This was the first time the former home minister appeared before the ED officials. The ED had earlier sent four summons to Deshmukh.

A Mumbai court on Tuesday sent former Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh to Enforcement Directorate (ED) custody till November 6. The ED had arrested Deshmukh late on Monday night after his interrogation that lasted over 12 hours in a money laundering case. The case pertains to an alleged extortion gang in the Maharashtra Police Establishment. The ED has also arrested two other accused in the case.

Here are the allegations: The ED’s case against Deshmukh and others came to the fore after the CBI registered a case in the wake of allegations of extortion of around Rs 100 crore by former Mumbai Police Commissioner Parambir Singh. In a letter to Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray after he was removed from the post of police commissioner in March, Singh had alleged that Deshmukh had asked Sachin Wajhe to extort over Rs 100 crore in a month from bars and restaurants in the metropolis. Was. Deshmukh then denied the allegations, saying that Singh had leveled allegations against him after he was removed from the post of Mumbai Police chief. The allegations are based on malicious statements.

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