ED attaches assets worth Rs 3.94 cr of Odisha officer couple in money laundering case

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ED attaches assets worth Rs 3.94 cr of Odisha officer couple in money laundering case


The ED provisionally attached assets worth Rs 3.94 crore of a bureaucrat couple from Odisha under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), 2002.

ED attaches assets worth Rs 3.94 cr of Odisha officer couple in a money laundering case. (File photo)

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) provisionally attached assets worth Rs 3.94 crore under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), 2002 in connection to a case registered against a bureaucrat couple in Odisha.

An Odisha Financial Service officer, Nalini Prusty, and her husband, Bijaya Ketan Sahoo, an Odisha Administrative Service officer, and others were arrested on charges of amassing “assets disproportionate to their known source of income”.

The ED investigation revealed that Nalini Prusty and Bijaya Ketan Sahoo invested their money in acquiring various properties and bank investments in their name and in the name of Debaki Prusty, Nalini’s mother.

The central probe agency initiated a money laundering investigation against Nalini Prusty & others on the basis of a case filed under Section 13(2) read with Section 13(1)(b) of the Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Act, 2018 registered at Vigilance police station in Cuttack.

The case was filed on August 30, 2018 for possession of disproportionate assets worth Rs 5.05 crore.



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