ED files supplementary chargesheet against Misa Bharti, her husband

According to the ED sources, the agency has named 35 fresh accused in the charge sheet, in which 20 are firms and 15 are individuals. 

Published: 11th July 2019 12:33 AM  |   Last Updated: 11th July 2019 12:33 AM   |  A+A-

Misa Bharti. (File |PTI)


NEW DELHI: Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday filed a supplementary chargesheet in the Rouse Avenue Court in connection with a money laundering case involving RJD leader Misa Bharti and her husband Shailendra Kumar.

The charge sheet was filed in a special CBI court of Arun Bhardwaj. The court is slated to consider the charge sheet on July 27. According to the ED sources, the agency has named 35 fresh accused in the charge sheet, in which 20 are firms and 15 are individuals. Misa is the daughter of RJD chief Lalu Yadav.

Misa and Shailesh's involvement is being probed in a money laundering case worth Rs. 8,000 crore, investigation for which began in July, in 2017. The duo had allegedly converted black money into white money through the shell company of two businessmen -- Surendra Jain and Virender Jain.

The accused businessmen were granted bail in January last year, on personal bonds of Rs 2 lakh each.

The couple was also granted bail by a Special CBI court in the case, on a condition that they cannot leave the country without the Court's permission.

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