LUCKNOW: A special court today issued summons to former chief engineer of Noida Authority Yadav Singh, his wife and others in a money laundering case.
The court took cognizance of a complaint lodged by the Enforcement Directorate, and asked Singh and others to appear before it on August 28.
Besides Yadav and his wife Kusumlata, who is also director of M/s Kusum Garments, the ED made Managing Director of M/s NKG Infrastructure Pradeep Garg, Managing Director of JPS Cross Infrastructure Pvt Ltd Pankaj Jain, Managing Partner of Tirupati Infrastructure Company Vinod Kumar Goel accused in the case.
Garg and Goel are presently lodged in Dasna jail of Ghaziabad. Yadav Singh was present in the court on wheel chair during hearing today.
According to ED's counsel K P Singh, Singh has been charged with allotting a tender of electrical cable work during his tenure as the Noida chief engineer in illegal manner, causing a loss of Rs 19.42 crore.
The ED registered a case in this connection in Lucknow on October 8, 2015. Yadav was taken under judicial custody in the case on February 27, 2017.