ED accuses 35 people, companies in money laundering cases involving Mass Bharti
NEW DELHI: A special court learned of a supplementary charge sheet submitted by the (DE) in a money laundering case involving the daughter of former chief minister Lalu Prasad.
This is the third supplementary charge sheet that names 35 new ones, including 20 companies.
After hearing the charge sheet, special judge Ajay Kumar issued notices for the new defendant to appear before him at the next hearing date on November 23.
All other defendants, including Misa Bharati and her husband, are released on bail.
The case pertains to a money laundering case registered by the ED against two brothers Surendra Kumar Jain, Virendra Jain and others. The Jain brothers allegedly invested Rs 90 lakh in a firm which was previously directed by Misa and her husband.
The ED had raided a farm and some other properties as part of its investigation against the Jain brothers who allegedly washed several million rupees using ghost companies.
The agency had also arrested Rajesh Agrawal, a public accountant who allegedly measured and provided Rs 90 lakh to the Jain brothers in advance to invest in M /s Mishail Packers and Printers Pvt Ltd as a share premium.
It is alleged that Bharti and her husband were directors of this firm in the past.
The agency had alleged that Jain brothers, Agrawal, Misa and her husband were the "key persons behind the money laundering ".