A particular courtroom in Mumbai on Tuesday remanded an aide of Shiv Sena MP Bhavana Gawali to the 14-day judicial custody in reference to a money-laundering probe by the Enforcement Directorate (ED).
The aide, Saeed Khan, was arrested underneath varied sections of the Prevention of Cash Laundering Act (PMLA) on September 28.
Khan was produced earlier than a particular PMLA courtroom decide MG Deshpande right here after his ED remand expired on Tuesday.
Looking for Khan’s remand, the ED stated the accused has performed a really essential position within the offence of cash laundering.
In a remand software, the federal anti-money laundering company stated Khan did not cooperate with the investigation and never offered the required info relating to the laundering of the proceeds of crime.
The ED stated Khan is an influential one that can tamper with the investigation if not remanded in judicial custody and requested the courtroom to not launch him until the pendency of the probe.
The ED is investigating the cash laundering facet associated to the alleged monetary irregularities in sure trusts linked to Ms Gawali, the MP from the Yavatmal-Washim Lok Sabha seat.
The probe company had final month carried out searches at a number of premises in Yavatmal, Washim and Mumbai.
The case is predicated on an FIR towards some accused for an alleged fraud of Rs 18 crore and a few linked irregularities.