The ED has summoned Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut’s wife, Varsha, in the Patra Chawl land scam case. This comes just days after Sanjay Raut was arrested by the financial probe agency. In Jan. Varsha Raut was questioned in connection with the PMC bank scam case.

Varsha Raut's questioning in the case was in connection with a transaction of Rs 55 lakh from one Madhuri Pravin Raut to her account. A Mumbai court today extended the ED custody of Sanjay Raut till Aug 8 in the money laundering case.

   

Sanjay Raut’s wife Varsha summoned by ED in land scam case

WHAT?

The Enforcement Directorate has summoned Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut’s wife, Varsha, in Patra Chawl land scam case. This comes just days after Sanjay Raut was arrested by the financial probe agency in the land scam case.

WHY?

Varsha Raut's questioning in the case was in connection with a transaction of Rs 55 lakh from one Madhuri Pravin Raut to her account.

A Mumbai court on Thursday extended the ED custody of Sanjay Raut till August 8 in a money laundering case. While extending the custody, the court noted that the ED has made "remarkable progress" in the investigation.

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As per the arrest memo of Sanjay Raut, the investigative officer has alleged in the arrest memo that, “on the basis of material in my possession, have reason to believe that Sanjay Rajaram Raut, has been guilty of an offence punishable under the provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act.”

Sanjay Raut was arrested under sub-section (1) of Section 19 of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act.