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ED files charge sheet against former Maharashtra minister Anil Deshmukh

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Mumbai: The Enforcement Directorate on Wednesday filed a 7,000-page supplementary charge sheet against former Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh.

In its charge sheet filed in the PMLA court, ED had named Anil Deshmukh as the main accused in the money laundering case.

His sons Hrishikesh and Salil, too, have been named in the charge sheet.

Former Mumbai police commissioner Param Bir Singh had accused Deshmukh of extortion and money laundering. The minister had later resigned from his post.

He was arrested in the case on November 1 and is currently in jail.

Statements of Deshmukh, Param Bir Singh, former Maharashtra chief secretary Sitaram Kunte, besides around a dozen officers whom Deshmukh had recommended for postings when he was the Home minister.

The first charge sheet in the case was filed in August against Deshmukh’s personal secretary and personal assistant.

Recently, Deshmukh’s judicial custody was extended by 14 days on December 27

 

 

 

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