New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday arrested Former Trinamool Congress MP KD Singh from the national capital allegedly in connection with a money laundering case, sources said. The former leader was reportedly held on Tuesday and will be produced in court today.Also Read - TMC Releases Second List of Candidates For Goa Assembly Elections 2022
ED said Singh has been placed under arrest under sections of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA). Also Read - Ahead of Polls, ED Raids Punjab CM's Nephew In Illegal Sand Mining Case; Congress Says 'BJP's Election Campaign Begins'
The Trinamool Congress (TMC) party is led by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Singh is stated to be not involved in the party affairs for quite some time. Also Read - 2022 Goa Election: BJP Candidates For 37 Seats Shortlisted, Final List To Be Released Soon
The central probe agency had carried out searches at the premises of Singh and those linked to him in September, 2019 in connection with two PMLA cases.
Singh has been the chairman of the Alchemist group and while he resigned from the post in 2012, he is stated to be the Chairman, Emeritus and founder of the business group.
The ED is probing him as part of two money laundering cases.
(With Agency inputs)