Enforcement Directorate attaches main accused Brajesh Thakur's Rs 7.30 crore Asset - watsupptoday.com
Enforcement Directorate attaches main accused Brajesh Thakur's Rs 7.30 crore Asset
Posted 14 Mar 2019 12:20 PM

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The agency said it had issued a provisional order under the prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) for the attachment of assets of Brajesh, the owner of the centre and the NGO, Sewa Sankalp Evam Vikas Samiti, which runs it.

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday morning said it has attached assets worth Rs7.30 crore, including 23 plots and three vehicles which belongs to Brajesh Thakur who was the main accused in Bihar's Muzzafarpur shelter case where minor inmate girls were allegedly raped and sexually assaulted.

The agency said that it has issued a provisional order under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) for the attachment of assets of Thakur, the owner of the centre and the NGO, Sewa Sankalp Evam Vikas Samiti, which ran it.

ED further said,"Immovable and movable properties consisting of 26 plots of land, three vehicles, bank balance in 37 accounts and investments in mutual funds and insurance policies in totality to Rs 7.30 crore, have been attached. These assets belong to accused Brajesh Thakur and his family," . The ED had filed a PMLA case in this context in October 2018.

He alleged in sexual exploitation of the girls which was first highlighted in an audit report submitted by the TISS Mumbai to the state's Social Welfare Department in April 2018. An FIR was lodged in May 2018 against 11 people, including Thakur, the owner of the NGO, which ran the government funded shelter for Prostitute girls.

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