On Wednesday Enforcement directorate raids 15 places in Mumbai in a rip-off of 12000 crore by BMC throughout Covid-19 pandemic.
ED conducts raid on a number of places of BMC officers, provider and others in reference to the alleged rip-off.
The raid have been carried out towards shut aide of Maharashtra’s ex-CM Uddhav Thackeray his son Aditya Thackeray and Shivsena(UBT) MP Sanjay Raut.
The raids are being linked on the situation of Suraj Chavan, and affiliate of Aditya Thackeray. ED additionally searched the places 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 analyze the contract of 12000 crore given by BMC to CAG a supreme audit institute.
Background of the case
Within the beginning of this 12 months, 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 towards Sujat Patkar, shut affiliate of Shivsena(UBT) MP Sanjay Raut.
BJP MLA Krit Somaiya filed a criticism 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 towards Life line hospital administration companies and Patkar was co- accomplice in LHMS agency. Sanjay Shah, Raju Salunkhe, Hemant Gupta, The 4 are alleged to have fraudulently bagged BMC contracts for managing Covid discipline hospitals through 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 towards Patkar and three different companions for getting the covid administration contract by way of improper means. The case was later handed over to EOW.
Additionally it is alleged that the primary was unregistered when received the contract and was inexperienced too.