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I-T dept summons Lalu Prasad's daughter Misa Bharti in benami assets probe case

Rashtriya Janata Dal Chief Lalu Prasad’s Daughter Misa Bharti And Her Husband Shailesh Was Summoned By Income Tax Department’s Investigation Directorate Over Money Laundering On Wednesday.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Ashish Ranjan | Updated on: 24 May 2017, 07:07:10 PM
Misa Bharti (Image: PTI)

New Delhi:

Rashtriya Janata Dal Chief Lalu Prasad’s daughter Misa Bharti and her husband Shailesh was summoned by Income Tax department’s investigation directorate over money laundering on Wednesday. Misa Bharti and husband Shailesh Kumar will have to appear before IT department on 6th of June.

Earlier on Tuesday, the Enforcement Directorate arrested a chartered accountant in connection with the probe into a Rs 8,000-crore money laundering racket involving two Delhi-based businessmen and a few political entities

The CA, Rajesh Kumar Agrawal, is also associated with some transactions involving a firm, allegedly linked to RJD chief Lalu Prasad’s daughter Misa Bharti, which is under scanner for suspected tax evasion, according to officials.

The firm Mishail, allegedly linked to Misa Bharti, who is also a member of Parliament, and close to two dozen entities linked to it are under scanner of the Income Tax Department in a Rs 1,000-crore dubious land deals case and the taxman had conducted multiple raids in this connection sometime back in and around the national capital.

Also read: ED arrests CA during probe into money laundering racket, suspects links to Lalu’s family

Also read: Lalu questions authenticity of I-T raids on 22 locations on charges of benami deals

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First Published : 24 May 2017, 05:59:00 PM