Enforcement Directorate Attached Assets of Delhi Minister Satyender Jain’s Firms

Shivani Thakur

Published on: April 6, 2022 at 07:59 IST

The Enforcement Directorate said that it has attached Properties worth 4.81 crore of Delhi Minister (Minister of Health, Power, Urban Development, Flood, Irrigation, and Water) Stayender Jain’s Family and Companies in connection with a Money Laundering Probe.

The Enforcement Directorate in 2018 questioned the Shakur Basti (Aam Aadmi Party) Member of the Legislative Assembly in connection with the Case. In a statement, Enforcement Directorate said it has issued a Provisional Order under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) for the Attachment of the Assets.

The Investigation found that ‘During the period of 2015-2016, when Stayender Kumar Jain was a Public Servant, Companies owned and controlled by him received housing entries worth 4.81 Crore from Shell Companies in Lieu of cash transferred to the Kolkata based entry. Operators through Hawala Route.’

“These amounts were utilised for direct purchased of land or for repayment of loan taken for the purchase of Agriculture land in and around Delhi” the Enforcement Directorate mentioned.

The Enforcement Directorate Case of Money Laundering against the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Ministers stems from the August 2017 by the First Information Report (FIR) against him.

Arvind Kejiriwal just before the Punjab Elections said that he has learnt from the Source of Enforcement Directorate was going to Arrest Stayender Jain and Accused the Centre of targeting the Aam Aadmi Party after realising the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) ‘would lose’ the polls.

The Aam Aadmi Party won the Election in Punjab and has formed its Government in the border state with Bhagwant Mann as the Chief Minister.

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