Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India]: Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut has been sent out to Enforcement Directorate’s safekeeping till August 4 in connection with the Patra Chawl case.
Earlier in the day, ED generated Raut before a special sessions court after his arrest below early this morning in connection with a cash laundering instance connected to irregularities entailing the redevelopment of a chawl in Mumbai. Sena leader was taken for a medical examination at the JJ health center prior to being generated on trial.
ED authorities raided the Shiv Sena leader’s house on Sunday, as well as after apprehending as well as doubting him for numerous hrs, arrested him in the early hrs today.
Raut is a close aide of previous Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray.
Prior to his arrest, Sanjay Raut’s bro said the other day: “Sanjay Raut has actually been arrested. BJP hesitates of him and obtained him apprehended. They haven’t provided us any record (regarding his arrest). He has actually been framed.”
Meanwhile, one more FIR was registered against Sanjay Raut in Mumbai for purportedly threatening Swapna Patkar, the better half of Sujit Patkar, thought to be a close aide of the Shiv Sena MP.
The instance was registered at the Vakola police station under areas 504,506 as well as 509 of IPC. An audio clip had gone viral in which Raut was purportedly listened to threatening Swapna Patkar.
Significantly, Swapna Patkar is a witness in the Patra Chawl land case in connection to which the ED detained Raut on Sunday after carrying out a raid at his residence.