A day just after the Enforcement Directorate (ED) recovered a credit history card, registered beneath the title of a Pakistani nationwide, from the premises of Shiv Sena legislator Pratap Sarnaik, the central investigative agency has now summoned his youngest son Purvesh Sarnaik.
As for each reports, Purvesh has been requested to seem before the ED on Monday to document his statement in a higher-profile income laundering circumstance involving a non-public protection company named Tops Grup. Before, the central investigative company experienced questioned the eldest son of Pratap Sarnaik, Vihang, on November 24 in link to the circumstance.
Pratap Sarnaik, the chairman of Vihang Group Of Firms, a big player in the real estate marketplace in Thane region, signifies Ovala-Majiwada in the condition assembly. He is also the spokesperson of Shiv Sena in Mira-Bhayander, a metropolis in Thane district. Sarnaik is also acknowledged for holding significant clout in the Thane area and for his extended rivalry with NCP’s Jitendra Awhad, who is the at this time a cupboard minister in the Thackeray governing administration.
ED raids premises in relationship to a dollars laundering situation
The Enforcement Directorate had previous month raided the residences and official premises of the Shiv Sena MLA Pratap Sarnaik. The search was executed at 10 locations throughout Mumbai and Thane with the links to the aforementioned Shiv Sena chief. The raids had been carried out reportedly in link with a dollars laundering case involving Shiv Sena MLA Pratap Sarnaik.
Yesterday, it was reported that a credit rating card registered under the identify of a Pakistani nationwide is recovered from the premises of the Shiv Sena legislator. The Pakistani credit rating card was registered on the tackle of Pratap Sarnaik.
Pratap Sarnaik and his opposition to dissent
Sarnaik experienced not long ago hogged the limelight following he had threatened to break actor Kangana Ranaut’s nose just after she likened Mumbai to Pakistan Occupied Kashmir for permitting the streets of the metropolis to be defaced by Azadi graffiti.
Sarnaik has also been vocal against the opposition in Maharashtra. He experienced vigorously defended the allegations made towards Maharashtra Surroundings Minister Aaditya Thackeray and also asked for a drug probe against Kangana Ranaut for her before remark on rampancy of drug use in Bollywood. Sarnaik also brought in privilege motions versus Kangana Ranaut and Arnab Goswami in the past session of the Assembly.