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Money laundering case: Chhagan Bhujbal sent to judicial custody till March 31

NCP Leader Chhagan Bhujbal, Accused Of Taking Kickbacks In Awarding Of Contract For Maharashtra Sadan, Has Been Sent To Judicial Custody Till March 31 By Special PMLA Court.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Ankit Pal | Updated on: 17 Mar 2016, 06:30:08 PM
NCP leader Chhagan Bhujbal

Mumbai:

NCP leader Chhagan Bhujbal, accused of taking kickbacks in awarding of contract for Maharashtra Sadan, has been sent to judicial custody till March 31 by special PMLA Court. On Wednesday, he had registered complaint of uneasiness regarding which a team of doctors from the government-run J J Hospital was sent to the Enforcement Directorate's office in Mumbai.

Meanwhile, an ED source said Bhujbal denied he had any knowledge about the Maharashtra Sadan scam even.

"Today we confronted him with statements given by some of the persons (witnesses). However he denied everything," said an ED official.

The ED had arrested the former Maharashtra PWD minister in a money-laundering case on March 14. He is accused of taking kickbacks in awarding of contract for Maharashtra Sadan, the state guest house in Delhi. The ED had told the court that his arrest was necessary as he was not cooperating with the probe.

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First Published : 17 Mar 2016, 05:49:00 PM

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