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Lawyer to file case against Devendra Fadnavis was costly, ED detained along with brother after raiding house

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) raided the homes of well-known Maharashtra lawyer Satish Uke and his brother Pradeep Uke in Parvati Nagar within the early hours of Thursday. Thereafter, ED officers took Satish Uke into custody and took him alongside for questioning. An ED group together with CRPF and native police landed at Uke’s residence round 5 am and launched a search operation.

Lawyer Satish Uke is legendary for campaigning in opposition to former Maharashtra CM and BJP chief Devendra Fadnavis and submitting at the least two election petitions in opposition to him. Earlier, he had represented Mohnish Jabalpur, an RTI activist who had filed two complaints with the ED in August-September 2019 in opposition to Fadnavis in favor of his spouse Amrita who works for Axis Financial institution, a non-public sector entity. Inquiry was looked for numerous alleged acts within the

Amongst different allegations, Jabalpur had accused Fadnavis of misusing his place because the (then) chief minister to switch wage accounts of varied authorities departments from public sector banks to Axis Financial institution as a way to favor his spouse and Axis Financial institution. will be taken Jabalpure had mentioned that it has been virtually 3 years since my complaints, however ED has not taken any motion on this matter, though I’ve supplied all of the proof to them.

Earlier, in 2018, Uke had filed a petition within the Bombay Excessive Court docket in search of compensation for the household of CBI Choose BH Loya, who died in Nagpur on December 1, 2014. Subsequently, Uke was arrested for some alleged crimes dedicated 17 years in the past.

Final week, Uke, showing because the counsel for state Congress president Nana Patole, had filed a Rs 500 crore defamation case in opposition to IPS officer Rashmi Shukla within the sensational telephone tapping case. Nonetheless, it isn’t but clear for which specific case the central company is probing Uke. Nonetheless there may be hypothesis on a property transaction which is reportedly beneath ED scanner.

Shiv Sena chief spokesperson and MP Sanjay Raut condemned the ED raid on Uke’s residence and mentioned that since he’s the state Congress chief’s lawyer, motion has been taken in opposition to him. It is not going to be shocking if Patole can be raided. Raut reiterated how the Middle and the BJP with the assistance of central investigative companies are misusing the official equipment, particularly in Maharashtra, of their efforts to topple the Maha Vikas Aghadi authorities.

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