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Mumbai: ED opposes plea by Anil Deshmukh’s private secretary in money laundering case
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Mumbai: ED opposes plea by Anil Deshmukh’s private secretary in money laundering case

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday opposed and sought dismissal of a plea by former Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh’s private secretary Sanjeev Palande, seeking to quash money laundering and corruption case against him lodged by the Central agency. Palande and Deshmukh’s personal assistant (PA) Kundan Shinde were arrested by the ED in June after the agency conducted searches at the residence of Deshmukh in Nagpur. The ED probe had claimed that Deshmukh, while in office as the home minister of Maharashtra, “received illegal gratification of approximately Rs 4.7 crore in cash from various orchestra bar owners” between December 2020 and February 2021 through now-dismissed Mumbai police officer Sachin Waze. According to the ED, Deshmukh’s family “laundered the tainted sum of...
Aircel-Maxis case: Court summons P Chidambaram, son Karti on December 20
Politics

Aircel-Maxis case: Court summons P Chidambaram, son Karti on December 20

A Delhi Court Saturday issued summons to former Union minister P Chidambaram, his son Karti Chidambaram and others on December 20 after taking cognisance of the Central Bureau of Investigation and Enforcement Directorate chargesheets in the Aircel-Maxis case. CBI and ED had alleged that the Congress leader, as finance minister during the United Progressive Alliance regime, granted approval to the deal beyond his capacity — benefitting certain persons — and received kickbacks. The case had been revived around two years ago after a judge had adjourned the matter sine dine, noting that both agencies were seeking adjournment and not addressing arguments on point of cognisance. All the accused mentioned in the CBI and ED chargesheets have to appear before the court on December 20. Special J...