Chennai, Tamil Nadu: Enforcement Directorate searches in locations linked to Senthil Balaji, the Electricity Minister of Tamil Nadu. The investigation was carried around under the provisions of the Prevention of the Money Laundering Act, report says. Big Breaking: CBI Raids 20 Locations in West Bengal in Connection with Municipality Recruitment Scam
Enforcement Directorate raids were conducted in Senthil Balaji residence area as part of money laundering investigation. Reports says, “last month income tax search operation was taken place in locations linked to people who were closed to Senthil Balaji”.
It was in May 2023, when SC allowed ED to investigate in the Tamil Nadu electricity minister’s premises. As per allegations “Senthil Balaji accused of doing illegal activities related to cash-for-jobs”.
#WATCH | Tamil Nadu: Enforcement Directorate (ED) team leaves the residence of Tamil Nadu Electricity Minister V Senthil Balaji in Chennai after conducting raids, as part of a money laundering investigation. pic.twitter.com/o4X9R0G11I
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Three ED official and two bank managers together conducted the investigation at the office chamber of Senthil Balaji, location was in Karur Residence. “Officials locked minister’s office chamber and interrogated with personal assistant of Balaji” said The Hindu.
ED search investigation initiated on early morning on Tuesday. It was conducted by five officers, they were guarded by special CRPF forces. Sources revealed, residence at Karur place was also restricted to go out of the area during the search operation. READ: Religious Conversion Racket: Gaziabad Court Remanded Shehnaaz Khan to 14 Days Judicial Custody