ED Brings Money Laundering Case Against Former Interior Minister Maha Deshmukh | India News
NEW DELHI: The Direction of Execution (ED) has filed a criminal case under the anti-money laundering law against former Maharashtra interior minister Anil Deshmukhofficial sources said Tuesday.
They said that the case registered in sections of the Money Laundering Prevention Law (PMLA) has come forward after studying a recent CBI FIR that was filed against Deshmukh.
The central investigative agency can now summon Deshmukh for questioning apart from others, they said.
The ED case comes after the IWC first conducted a preliminary investigation, followed by the filing of a regular case, in order Bombay High Court who asked him to investigate the bribery allegations made against Deshmukh by former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh.