ED raids in metros in Himachal CM money laundering case

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Probing money laundering case against senior Congress leader and Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, Enforcement Directorate today conducted raids at about a dozen premises in in Delhi and two other metros.

As per information raids were carried out in Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata on some associates of CM and those named in the FIR registered by the agency.

ED were probing money laundering case against Himachal Chief Minister, registered just week before. Earlier, in September, 2015, CBI had carried out simultaneous raids at Virbhadra Singh’s residences in Shimla, Rampur and Saharan and eight other locations.

Virbahdra Singh, who is belong to the erstwhile royal estate of Bushehr in Himachal Pradesh, is accused of amassing wealth of Rs 6.1 crore during his tenure as Cabinet Minister in UPA 11 and alleged attempted to legitimise the same as agricultural income by filing revised Income-Tax returns in 2012.