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ED-CBI tightens screws on these 12 leaders including Raut

Delhi’s Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia was arrested by the CBI last day after a long 8-hour interrogation. Sisodia has been accused of scam in liquor policy. The ED and CBI were questioning the AAP leader for months regarding this alleged scam.

The AAP termed Sisodia’s arrest as a conspiracy by the central government. At the same time, before this many opposition parties have accused the BJP government of taking revenge. Actually, in the last few years, CBI and ED have taken action against the leaders of many opposition parties (ED-CBI action on Political Leaders) regarding money laundering and scams. Even the ministers of Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh and Maharashtra governments have been raided.

Screws on many leaders in Maharashtra including Raut, Deshmukh

The CBI and ED tightened their noose on several ministers and Shiv Sena leaders during the MVA (Maha Vikas Aghadi government) government of former Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray in Maharashtra. Sanjay Raut, a close aide of Uddhav Thackeray and a senior leader of Shiv Sena (Uddhav Balasaheb Thackeray), was arrested by the ED last year. Raut was accused of embezzlement of a chawl’s land in Goregaon. However, he got conditional bail after three months.

Congress leaders like Chidambaram and DK Shivakumar arrested

In 2019, the CBI also cracked down on veteran Congress leader P Chidambaram. Chidambaram was arrested for irregularities in granting foreign investment approval to INX Media. Chidambaram had to stay in jail for several months. At the same time, Karnataka Congress President DK Shivakumar was arrested by the ED in a money laundering case.

Many arrested including TMC minister in Bengal

In West Bengal, many leaders of Mamta Banerjee’s party TMC remained on the radar of ED and CBI. TMC leader and former Bengal education minister Partha Chatterjee arrested by ED in education recruitment scam. Cash worth more than 50 crores was recovered from the house of a female friend of Parth.

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