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ED Appeal against Bail of Bineesh Kodiyeri in Alleged Money Laundering Case related to Drug Seizure

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Paridhi Arya

Published on: April 10, 2022 at 20:09 IST

In the Money Laundering Case in which Bineesh Kodiyeri has been granted Bail by the Karnataka High Court, Enforcement Directorate (ED) has filed Appeal against the Bail in Supreme Court.

Deputy Director of Enforcement Directorate has made an obligation that Binesh Kodiyeri is trying to sway some Witnesses and Enforcement Directorate has Evidence of it. He was Prosecuted as the Accused in the Money Laundering Case which has connection with Drug Syndicate Case.

In August 2020, Anoop Mohammad with his two associates got Arrested in Bangalore by Narcotics Control Bureau. He revealed in the Interrogation that Bineessh Kodiyeri who is the son of Kodiyeri Balakrishnan who is Secretary of Kerala Unit in Communist Party of India (Marxist) has invested a heavy amount in the business.

Enforcement Directorate took over to Case as when they found some Untraceable Transactions in the Account of Bineesh Kodiyeri and Charged him Under Section 19(1) of Prevention of Money Laundering Act.

In the Reply to the Allegation against him Bineesh Kodiyeri said in his defense that he has invested the said amount in Mohammad’s restaurant business and he was not aware about his connection with Drug Syndicate.

He also Alleged that he was implicated Falsely as the Centre wants to target his father as he was holding a good political position in the State.

He has a connection with big businessman and actors as he was a cricketer and an actor for a small period of time even his father resigned from the post and got the post back only after his son released on Bail.

Although it is also very interesting that Enforcement Directorate has filed Appeal after five months passed to his Bail but asked the Supreme Court to cancel his Bail immediately.

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