ED arrests two people in money laundering case related to Chhattisgarh liquor scam

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New Delhi. The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday said it has arrested two liquor businessmen in connection with its money laundering investigation into the alleged excise scam in Chhattisgarh. The ED said in a statement that Arvind Singh and Trilok Singh Dhillon were arrested in Raipur Central Jail on July 1 and were later sent to ED custody till July 6 by the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) court.

Both of them were arrested a few days ago by the Economic Offenses Wing (EOW) of Chhattisgarh Police and were put in jail. The alleged scam took place between 2019 and 2022 in which the ED said that Rs 2161 crore was earned from crime. During this time there was a Congress government in the state. In this case, the ED has arrested former IAS officer Anil Tuteja and some other bureaucrats and politicians.

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