Sanjay Raut Arrested: In the Patra Chawl land scam case, there is a legal screw on Sanjay Raut. Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut was arrested late Sunday night after a long interrogation of about 18 hours. The interrogation took place from 7 am on Sunday morning to around 12 pm. Sanjay Raut will be presented in the court today. After the arrest, the ED will be presented in the court today at 11.30 am. As soon as Sanjay Raut was arrested, Shiv Sena workers gathered outside the ED office and raised slogans.
ED has arrested Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut in a money laundering case. He has been brought from his house to the ED office located in Ballard Estate area. ED has got Rs 11.5 lakh from Sanjay Raut’s house.
Sanjay Raut arrested
Enforcement Directorate i.e. ED is seeking information from Sanjay Raut about the money that after all, whose money is it and from where it has come? A senior ED official said that the question related to these money could not be answered. Further investigation is being done in this matter. Apart from this, many important documents have also been seized from Sanjay Raut’s house, which is related to Patra Chawl. The ED team had reached the ED office with all these documents and cash.
What happened before Raut’s arrest?
ED officials along with CISF personnel reached Raut’s Bhandup suburb residence ‘Maitri’ at 7 am on Sunday and started the raid. Earlier, the ED had issued several summons against Raut, he was also summoned on July 27. Raut was summoned by the ED for questioning in the money laundering case related to the redevelopment of a chawl in Mumbai and alleged irregularities in transactions involving his wife and other associates. The interrogation started at 7.15 pm and Sanjay Raut was taken into custody at 4:40 pm. He was interrogated for more than 17 hours. Sanjay Raut was arrested late in the night at 12.40 pm.
ED had summoned
Sanjay Raut appeared before the agency in Mumbai on July 1 to record his statement in this case. After this, the agency had summoned him twice, but did not appear citing being busy in the current Parliament session. Meanwhile, Raut, a Rajya Sabha member, has denied any wrongdoing and alleged that he is being targeted to seek political vendetta. During the ED raid, a large number of Shiv Sena supporters gathered outside Raut’s residence and opposed the agency’s action.