Chhattisgarh: ED’s big action in alleged liquor scam, attached property worth 121 crores

Chhattisgarh: ED’s big action in alleged liquor scam, attached property worth 121 crores

Chhattisgarh Liquor Scam: The ED has taken major action on Monday in the alleged liquor scam case in Chhattisgarh. Immovable property worth more than Rs 121 crore of 14 people, including an IAS officer, has been attached. In this, the properties of 14 people including IAS Anil Tuteja, Anwar Dhebar, IAS AP Tripathi, Arvind Singh, Vikas Agarwal have been attached. Anwar Dhebar’s Hotel Wennington Court has also been attached. With this, about 180 crore rupees have been attached so far in the liquor scam. Release has been issued. It has been told that in the liquor scam of Rs 2000 crore, assets worth Rs 121.87 crore have been attached. ED has temporarily attached about 119 immovable properties. In this, assets worth Rs 8.83 crore of IAS Anil Tuteja, Rs 98.78 crore of businessman Anwar Dhebar were attached. Similarly, ED has attached 3 properties of Vikas Aggarwal worth Rs 1.54 crore, 32 properties of Arvind Singh worth Rs 11.35 crore and AP Tripathi’s property worth Rs 1.35 crore. Apart from this, Anwar Dhebar’s attached properties include Hotel Wennington Court Raipur. That earlier the ED had arrested Anwar Dhebar, Nitesh Purohit, Trilok Singh Dhillon and Arun Pati Tripathi in the crime of money laundering. The ED has conducted over 50 search operations at multiple locations in Raipur, Bhilai, Delhi, Kolkata and Mumbai and attached Rs 58 crore including cash, fixed deposits, shares and jewellery. Including this, the ED has seized and attached a total of Rs 180 crore in the liquor scam till now. Has claimed corruption and money laundering of more than Rs 2 thousand crore in the state under the liquor scam. In this, Congress leader and Raipur Mayor Aijaz Dhebar’s brother Anwar Dhebar has been arrested. ED has claimed that from 2019 to 2022, a scam of 2 thousand crore rupees has taken place in the state. It had the support of big leaders and officials of the state. Anwar Dhebar has been accused of selling raw liquor to government liquor shops and making profit from it.

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