Chattisgarh [India], Feb. 19 (ANI): Chattisgarh state assembly speaker on Monday suspended 30 MLA’s of the Congress party as the latter held protests against Chief Minister’s invitation to a corporate funding in relation to Nirav Modi. Also Read - PNB Scam Case: After Nirav Modi Loses Legal Fight, India Says Will Liaise With UK For His Early Extradition | Key Points

They had alleged that the Chief Minister Raman Singh had invited the Metals and Mining Corporation Rio Tinto for making an investment in Chattisgarh, which has certain connections to Nirav Modi, the prime accused in the Punjab National Bank fraud. Also Read - Nirav Modi To Be Extradited To India As UK Judge Accepts India's Prison Safety Assurance | Highlights

The MLA’s further said that the Chie Minister had sent an invitation to the company in spite of the company being blacklisted by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) as part of the investigation in the PNB fraud case. Also Read - CBI Arrests ED Employee For Posing As Enforcement Officer, Seeking Bribe

Meanwhile, seven more properties have been attached by the ED in connection with the PNB scam. (ANI)

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