New Delhi/Mumbai, May 31 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday conducted raids at six locations, including the premises of former Congress MLA Baba Siddique, in connection with a money laundering case, officials said.Also Read - Russian President Vladimir Putin to Visit New Delhi on December 6 For 21st India-Russia Annual Summit
“We have carried out raids at several locations in Mumbai in connection with the ongoing probe into the slum development project,” an ED official told IANS. Also Read - Bank Holiday Alert: Banks To Remain Shut For 6 Days From Today | Complete List Here
The agency officials raided the premises of Siddique and a builder in connection with the money laundering case, he added. Also Read - Govt Extends Tenures of CBI, Enforcement Directorate Chiefs Up To 5 Years; Issues Ordinances
The agency’s action comes after it registered a case against Siddique and others under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) on the basis of an FIR filed by the Mumbai Police in connection with alleged financial irregularities in the redevelopment of a slum area in suburban Bandra.
This is published unedited from the IANS feed.