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ED attaches property value Rs 10 cr of Vikas Dubey, kin, aides

THE ENFORCEMENT Directorate (ED) has connected property value greater than Rs 10 crore of slain Uttar Pradesh gangster Vikas Dubey, his household and associates underneath the anti-money laundering legislation.

A provisional order has been issued underneath the Prevention of Cash Laundering Act (PMLA) for attaching 28 immovable properties situated in Kanpur and Lucknow, the company stated.

“These property value a complete of Rs 10.12 crore are within the identify of Vikas Dubey, his relations, aide Jaikant Bajpai and his relations and his (Dubey’s) associates and have been derived from proceeds of crime earned by legal actions of Vikas Dubey,” an ED spokesperson stated.

On July 3, 2020, a police crew that had gone to Bikru village in Kanpur to arrest Dubey had come underneath heavy gunfire close to the gangster’s house. Eight policemen, together with Deputy Superintendent of Police Devendra Mishra, had been killed within the ambush.

Of the 21 folks named within the FIR, police gunned down six accused, together with Dubey, in alleged encounters over the next weeks.

The ED stated Dubey, alongside together with his aides, was concerned in varied offences like organised crime, land mafia, corruption and embezzlement of funds meant for the general public distribution system amongst others.

“The information, proof and information cogently show that the above talked about individuals indulged within the fee of the offence of cash laundering and have invested proceeds of crime in immovable properties largely,” the spokesperson stated.

The cash laundering case was filed by the ED after taking cognizance of a number of FIRs in Uttar Pradesh in opposition to Dubey and his associates.

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