ED Arrests CA Of RJD Chief’s Daughter In Money Laundering Case:- Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav’s daughter Misa Bharti’s Chartered Accountant (CA) has been arrested today by the Enforcement Directorate (ED).
The CA has been arrested in connection with its investigation into a Rs 8,000 crore money laundering scam involving two Delhi-based brothers.
Under the provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) the CA, Rajesh Agarwal has been arrested. Agarwal, who provided money to Misa Bharti’s company, would be produced before the Patiala court, said officials. The CA was mainly responsible for allegedly providing accommodation entries to many high-profile people to help launder their funds.
The CA was also allegedly involved in routing funds for the Jain brothers, Virendra and Surendra.
The arrest comes days after raids were conducted by the Income Tax department at 22 locations in Delhi, Gurugram on companies and people associated with Lalu. As per sources, the raids were conducted on the charges of illegal (benami) land deals worth Rs. 1,000 crore.
The Rashtriya Janata Dal ( RJD) chief is already under scanner in the fodder scam case.