On Wednesday Enforcement directorate raids 15 areas in Mumbai in a rip-off of 12000 crore by BMC throughout Covid-19 pandemic.
ED conducts raid on a number of areas of BMC officers, provider and others in reference to the alleged rip-off.
The raid have been carried out in opposition to shut aide of Maharashtra’s ex-CM Uddhav Thackeray his son Aditya Thackeray and Shivsena(UBT) MP Sanjay Raut.
The raids are being related on the placement of Suraj Chavan, and affiliate of Aditya Thackeray. ED additionally searched the areas of IAS Sanjeev Jaiswal, Sujit Patkar an in depth aide of Sanjay Raut and others.
On Monday CM Eknath Shinde had ordered a particular investigation workforce(SIT) to research the contract of 12000 crore given by BMC to CAG a supreme audit institute.
Background of the case
Within the beginning of this yr, ED questioned BMC commisisoner IS Chahal for a similar.
ED was investigating the alleged rip-off since a cash laundering case was registered by the ED in opposition to Sujat Patkar, shut affiliate of Shivsena(UBT) MP Sanjay Raut.
BJP MLA Krit Somaiya filed a grievance within the matter
BJP MLA Kirit Somaiya alleged that the contract was given to Suraj Patkar who has no expertise.
The Azad maidan police station filed a fir in opposition to Life line hospital administration companies and Patkar was co- companion in LHMS agency. Sanjay Shah, Raju Salunkhe, Hemant Gupta, The 4 are alleged to have fraudulently bagged BMC contracts for managing Covid area hospitals in the course of the pandemic. After registering the case, the police transferred it to the EOW to probe dishonest and forgery allegations. Subsequently, the ED registered the cash laundering case for investigation.
Police additionally filed a FIR in opposition to Patkar and three different companions for getting the covid administration contract by unsuitable means. The case was later handed over to EOW.
It’s also alleged that the primary was unregistered when obtained the contract and was inexperienced too.