Sanjay Raut- Money laundering case: The Directorate of Law Enforcement (ED) on Friday questioned Shiv Sena leader and MP Sanjay Raut in a money laundering case. Raut was interrogated by the ED for approximately 10 hours. Shiv Sena leaders walked out of the ED office in Mumbai at around 10 p.m. Outside the ER office, Raut said that if there was any doubt in his mind, it was our duty to go and dispel his doubts. He said that I gave the answer to all the questions that were asked.
Earlier, Raut reached the ED office located at Ballard Estate in South Mumbai at around 11:30 a.m. A large number of police were deployed outside the central agency office and a large number of Shiv Sena employees were present there. Barriers have been erected on the roads leading to the emergency office.
Raut greeted the supporters
The Shiv Sena MP was seen wearing a saffron muffler around his neck as he arrived at the ED office and greeted his supporters by shaking hands before entering the office with his lawyer.
Earlier, the Shiv Sena chief tweeted, “I will be appearing before ED today at 12 noon. I respect the summons given to me and it is my duty to cooperate with the investigative agencies. I am calling Shiv Sena workers not to gather at the Emergency Office. Don’t worry.”
What’s going on ?
The ED had summoned the Rajya Sabha member for questioning in connection with a money laundering investigation linked to the redevelopment of a ‘chawl’ in Mumbai and financial dealings involving Raut’s wife and friends.
The agency had summoned Raut on June 28. Raut, however, had called the ED’s summons a ‘plot’ to prevent him from fighting his political rivals following the uprising of party MPs (MLA) and said he would not be able to appear. before the agency on Tuesday because he would not be allowed to appear before the agency in Alibaug. (Alibaug) to attend a meeting. After that, the ED issued a new summons asking him to appear before it on Friday.