The raids started by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) at 12 places including Mohali, Ludhiana and Panchkula on Tuesday morning ended in the early hours of Wednesday. According to sources, during the raid, the ED has also recovered cash worth more than Rs 6 crore and several documents related to suspicious transactions.
If sources are to be believed, during Tuesday's day-long raid against sand mafia Kudratdeep and many others, the ED has recovered 4 crores in cash and many forged documents, which are being investigated. The ED hopes that after scrutinizing the documents, many big names may be exposed.
It is noteworthy that on Tuesday, the ED conducted raids at 12 places in Punjab to probe money laundering against companies involved in illegal sand mining, including the residence of Bhupinder Singh Honey, nephew of Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi at Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar in Ludhiana. also includes.
Channi, on the other hand, has alleged that the ED's action is an attempt to put pressure on his ministers. He said, "During the assembly elections in West Bengal, the ED had harassed Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and her relatives as well. On the same lines, now in Punjab also, efforts are being made to use the ED to put pressure on the Congress. " The Chief Minister said that with the announcement of elections in Punjab, such raids are completely against democracy.