The Source of revenue Tax Division has discovered proof of cash laundering to the track of Rs 1,000 crore in Maharashtra as in step with a press observe it has issued after contemporary raids within the state, senior BJP chief Devendra Fadnavis mentioned on Saturday. Queried at the IT raids on companies related to the kinfolk of Maharashtra Deputy Leader Minister Ajit Pawar and a few actual property firms in Pune on Thursday, Fadnavis mentioned the motion was once no longer in opposition to anybody circle of relatives however in opposition to administrators of sugar factories.
There have been alleged irregularities within the acquire procedure of 5 sugar factories and supply of price range, and then the IT carried out raids, he added. “A press observe issued by means of the IT division must be taken significantly because it has discovered proof of cash laundering to the track of Rs 1,000 crore in Maharashtra. They know the place the cash was once transferred, which incorporates political leaders and plenty of officers,” he mentioned.
Queried on allegations leveled by state minister and NCP leader Nawab Malik against the Narcotics Control Bureau post the raid on a Goa-bound cruise ship off the Mumbai coast on October 2, in which film superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s son Aryan and others have been held, Fadnavis said the issue must not be politicised. Speaking on Malik’s claim that a kin of a prominent BJP leader from Mumbai was let off post the raid by the NCB, Fadnavis said only those who were clean were allowed to go.
“The NCB has clearly stated that it had detained many people and those who were clean were let off. Besides, a person close to an NCP leader was also let off as he was found to be clean. We should stand with the NCB as it battles the drug menace. This issue must not be politicised,” the previous leader minister mentioned.