ED Remand of Nephew of CM Kamal Nath Extended for 5 More Days

A five-day ED remand has been extended by the court of businessman Ratul Puri in a money laundering case involving the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam.
ED Remand of Nephew of CM Kamal Nath Extended for 5 More Days

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath's nephew and businessman Ratul Puri was produced in a special court in Delhi on Wednesday after the six-day ED remand ended. During the court, the court has extended the ED remand of Ratul Puri for five more days. Now the ED will question Ratul Puri for five days and on remand.

Earlier, Ratul Puri was arrested in the money laundering case related to the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam, was sent on six-day remand by the court. Ratul Puri was produced in Rouse Avenue Court last Thursday. A five-day ED remand has been extended by the court of businessman Ratul Puri in a money laundering case involving the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam.

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) sought a 14-day remand from Rouse Avenue Court. He was arrested on Wednesday. Earlier also, Ratul Puri was in judicial custody in another case related to bank fraud.

Ratul Puri's name has figured in the statement of Dubai-based businessman Rajiv Saxena, a middleman, who became a government witness in the money laundering case involving the Rs 3600 crore VVIP August Westland case. After this, the ED has started clamping down on him. Let us know that in February 2010, the Congress-led UPA government signed a deal to buy VVIP chopper with British-Italian company AgustaWestland. Under this, 12 helicopters were to be procured.

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