On behalf of the investigating agency ED, 21 properties of Soumya Chaurasia, a senior bureaucrat of Chhattisgarh and a very popular personality in political circles, have been attached. His estimated market value is in crores of rupees. A few days back, at the time of Soumya Chaurasia’s arrest, this news had become a topic of much discussion in the state. In the investigation of the investigating agency, it was revealed that a large-scale conspiracy was hatched to ignore the government order dated 15 July 2020 related to mining.
The properties of these accused have been attached
Many people had a role in changing the policy related to transportation after mining to deliberately do money laundering. In this matter, as the scope of the investigation progresses, the difficulties of many people are going to increase. According to the information given by the ED headquarters, the movable and immovable properties of many other famous accused in the Chhattisgarh coal transporting and money laundering case have been attached. These include the properties of the accused.
1. Attachment of 65 properties of Suryakant Tiwari has been done.
2. 21 properties of Saumya Chaurasia have been attached.
3. Attachment of five properties of IAS officer Sameer Vishnoi has been done.
4. 12 acres of land have also been attached to the fort.
5. Some farmhouses have been attached.
6. Sunil Agarwal is also included in the accused whose properties have been attached by the ED.
7. Around 63.38 acres of agricultural land have been attached in Durg and other areas.
8. Many agricultural lands have been attached to Raipur.
A search operation was carried out at 75 locations
The search operation was carried out by the ED some time back at 75 locations in Chhattisgarh. In these, the search operation was carried out by many officials associated with the mining department of Chhattisgarh and many businessmen working illegally. During the search operation, many important documents and evidence were collected especially from Korba and Raigarh areas. Based on that, more than 100 people were questioned in this matter. Many political personalities and businessmen are on the radar of ED.
A big impact may come out next week
In the inquiry, the investigating agency received much shocking information. On the basis of that, it is being said that the difficulties of many big political personalities, businessmen, and other people including government officials and employees are going to increase considerably. According to the sources of the investigating agency, some new scam-related inputs have also been received. After investigation, ED can make even bigger revelations by registering some new cases. Sources also tell that its effect will be visible from next week.