Senior Congress leader and former Karnataka minister DK Shivkumar, arrested in the money laundering case. Today the Directorate of Transformation has brought him to his office for questioning. The ED will also question his Daughter Aishwarya in this case.
Both have reached the EDI office. In fact, the ED has found documents related to the trust his daughter handles during the investigation.
In September last year, the investigating agency had registered a case of money laundering against Shivkumar and Hanumanthaiya, a worker at the Karnataka building in New Delhi. The case was registered against the Shivkumar by the Income Tax Department on the basis of a charge sheet filed last year. In this charge sheet filed in a special court in Bangalore, Shivkumar has been accused of tax evasion and transactions of crores of rupees through hawala.
On 2 August 2017, the Income Tax Department raided the residence of Congress leader Shivkumar in Delhi, during which Rs 8.59 crore cash was recovered from him. Subsequently, the Income Tax Department had registered a case against the Congress leader and his four other associates. The agency had registered a case under sections 277 and 278 of the Income Tax Act, 1961 and under sections 120 (b), 193 and 199 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).