||ED has conducted search/survey operations at 8 locations in Srinagar, J&K and has arrested two persons namely Mohammad Shafi Dar (the then Chairman of JKSTCB) and Hilal Ahmad Mir (Chairman of River Jehlum Co-operative House Building Society), in a PMLA case related to the fraudulent sanctioning of loan to the tune of Rs. 250 Crore in 2019 to a fake cooperative society named River Jehlum Co-operative House Building Society, Shivpora, Srinagar by J&K State Co-operative Bank. During the course of search operations, various incriminating documents, property documents, including digital devices, have been recovered and seized.
||ED had filed Prosecution Complaint on 21/08/2023 against the accused persons namely Bhola Singh, Lalita Devi, Bhagvan deen Yadav, Jaishankar Prasad, Urmila devi, Rameshkumar and Gulab Kali. Hon’ble Special Court PMLA, Lucknow has taken cognizance of the Prosecution Complaint on 30-11-2023 in the case of District Cooperative Bank Kishanpur.
||ED has conducted search operations on 30.11.2023 at 15 locations in Punjab, Chandigarh, Haryana and New Delhi at the residential premises of Ex-Forest Ministers Sadhu Singh Dharamsot, Sangat Singh Giljian, their associates, Forest Officers/officials in addition to certain private individuals under the provisions of PMLA, 2002 in relation to various irregularities committed in Forest Department Punjab. During the search operations, various incriminating documents, mobile phones/digital devices etc. have been recovered and seized.
||ED has arrested Abhishek Kumar Singh on 30.11.2023 in connection with an ongoing investigation under the provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), 2002 in a money laundering case of Shine City Fraud. He was produced before the Special Judge (SPE / CBI) (Special Court for PMLA Cases), Lucknow, on 1.12.2023. The Hon’ble Court has granted ED custody for 6 days till 6-12-2023.
||ED has conducted search operations under the provisions of the PMLA, 2002 at 7 locations in Mumbai, Delhi and Pune on 24.11.2023 in the case of ABG Shipyard Limited and others. During the search operations, unaccounted Indian Currency, foreign currency, bullion and jewellery to the tune of Rs. 5 Crore (approx.) and various incriminating documents were recovered and seized.
||ED has provisionally attached properties worth Rs. 97.18 Lakh in the form of six agricultural lands and one house belonging to Smt. Sukhrani w/o Bhagwati Prasad Verma, the then Project Director, District Rural Development Authority in District Balrampur, Uttar Pradesh and two plots belonging to private supplier Athar Parvez under the provisions of PMLA, 2002 in MNREGA Scam, Balrampur case.
||ED has provisionally attached immovable assets worth Rs 1.21 Crore in the form of land acquired by R B Educational Trust (RBET), which is being run by Smt. Kanta Andotra W/o Choudhary Lal Singh (Chairperson of RBET) under the provisions of PMLA, 2002 in a case related to acquisition of land by RB Education Trust (RBET).
|| ED has conducted search operations under the provisions of the PMLA, 2002 at 18 locations in Lucknow, Varanasi, Allahabad, Mumbai, and Delhi on 24-11-2023, in the case of Shine City Fraud. During the search operations various incriminating documents, digital devices and unaccounted cash and jewellery of Rs. 1.60 Crore (Cash of Rs. 95 lakh, Jewellery worth Rs.65 lakh) were recovered and seized.
||ED has provisionally attached 31 immovable properties located in the state of Goa worth Rs.39.24 Crore (circle rate) under the PMLA, 2002 in the money laundering investigation against various persons involved in the illegal acquisition of properties.
|| ED has arrested N. Bhasurangan, former President of Kandala Service Co-operative Bank, Kandala, Maranalloor, Trivandrum, Kerala and his son Akhiljith J.B on 21.11.2023 under the provisions of PMLA, 2002 in connection with an ongoing investigation in a money laundering case of fraud which occurred in Kandala Service Co-operative Bank. The Hon’ble Court has granted ED custody for 3 days till 24.11.2023.