DAINIK NATION BUREAU
Intensifying the probe against the Himachal Pradesh chief minister virbhadra singh, who has been allegedly booked under money laundering act, the Enforcement Directorate has attached CM Singh and his family properties worth of Rs 5.6 crore today. they seized the property a day after the Election Commission announced dates for the upcoming assembly election in the state.
The ED says the movable and immovable properties were in the name of the chief minister’s son Vikramaditya Singh, daughter Aprajita Singh and wife Pratibha Singh. They had issued a provisional order of attachment under the provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).
The order attaches Rs 4.2 crore from a portion of farmhouse at Dera Mandi in Delhi in the name of Ms Tarini International and fixed assets of Ms Tarini Infra Damanganga project at Vapi in Gujarat.
“Also, shares worth Rs 64 lakh in the name of Vikramaditya Singh and Aprajita Singh and fixed deposits to the tune of Rs 20 lakh in bank account of Aprajita Singh (have been attached),” the agency said in a statement.
Since the shares of Ms Tarini Infra were transferred by Pratibha Singh to daughter of Vakamulla Chandrashekar for a consideration of Rs 60 lakh, the same also stands attached from the FD of Pratibha Singh with various bank accounts at Delhi and Shimla.