Money Laundering Case: Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut wife Varsha Raut, appeared before the Enforcement Directorate

Varsha Raut

MUMBAI: On Saturday, Varsha Raut, the wife of Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut appeared before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in connection with the money laundering case.

A few days back Sanjay Raut was arrested and the authority issued a summon to Varsha Raut to appear before the ED. Today, she reached ED office located at Ballard Estate in south Mumbai. Police personnel has been deployed in large numbers outside the ED office.

Earlier, ED told the court that Sanjay Raut along with his family received “proceeds of crime” worth over Rs 1 crore generated out of alleged irregularities in the housing redevelopment project.

In April, the ED had provisionally attached assets worth over Rs 11.15 crore of Varsha Raut and two associates of Sanjay Raut as part of its probe. The attached properties are in the form of land held by Pravin M Raut, Sanjay Raut’s aide and a former director of Guru Ashish Construction Private Limited, at Palghar, Saphale (a town in Palghar) and Padgha (in Thane district).

The properties also include a flat in Mumbai suburb Dadar held by Varsha Raut and eight plots at the Kihim beach in Alibaug jointly held by Varsha Raut and Swapna Patkar, the wife of Sujit Patkar, a “close associate” of Sanjay Raut, the ED had said.

Guru Ashish Construction Private Limited was involved in the redevelopment of the chawl, which had 672 tenants living in tenements on 47 acres belonging to the Maharashtra Housing Area Development Authority (MHADA), the ED had said earlier.

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