The stormy petrel of Shiv Sena and four-time Rajya Sabha member Sanjay Raut, who was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday, shall be produced earlier than a particular courtroom later within the day.
MUMBAI: The stormy petrel of Shiv Sena and four-time Rajya Sabha member Sanjay Raut, who was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday, shall be produced earlier than a particular courtroom later within the day.
After an 18-hour suspense beginning with a raid by the ED on Raut’s residence at daybreak on Sunday, then his detention and grilling, the firebrand MP was lastly arrested within the early hours of Monday in reference to the alleged Rs 1,034-crore Patra Chawl land rip-off case.
After a medical check-up, Raut shall be taken earlier than a Particular Court docket below Prevention of Cash Laundering Act, the place ED instances are normally heard, at round 11.30 am.
Raut, 61-year-old is an in depth aide of Shiv Sena President and former Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, plus the Chief Spokesperson of Shiv Sena and govt editor of the SAAMANA Group of newspapers.
Through the years, Raut turned one of the crucial virulent critics of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) apart from rallying collectively the assorted state and nationwide Opposition events.
He had gone below the scanner of ED for the reason that time he performed a vital function within the formation of the erstwhile Maha Vikas Aghadi authorities which fell in June 29 after 31 months in energy.
In the meantime, Sanjay Raut’s brother and Shiv Sena MLA Sunil Raut stated that with the arrest, the BJP is attempting to muzzle the voice of Shiv Sena.
“We are not scared by all this bogus actions… Raut saheb will fight, we all shall fight… the Shiv Sena will fight but will not now before the BJP, Sanjay Raut will never leave the Sena,” he stated.
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