Tribune News Service
New Delhi, July 11
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) immediately mentioned it had sought particulars of properties of killed gangster Vikas Dubey, his relations and associates from the UP Police. The company is about to file a money-laundering case and probe his alleged unlawful monetary transactions and property.
Sources within the ED mentioned the company’s zonal workplace in Lucknow had written to the Kanpur police on this context, in search of copies of all FIRs and chargesheets filed in opposition to him and people linked to him. “Some FIRs have been shared, while some more information is being obtained by the agency,” mentioned a senior official.
“The dreaded criminal is believed to have invested in properties in the UAE and Thailand. He travelled to at least 14 countries over the past three years and might have invested his unaccounted money elsewhere,” the official mentioned. Dubey can be believed to have a dozen “benami” flats in numerous elements of UP within the names of his relations and associates.
Sources mentioned the ED would quickly register a prison criticism below the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) to probe proceeds of crime that have been allegedly generated by Dubey, his associates and relations and if the cash was subsequently used for creation of unlawful movable and immovable property.
The PMLA allows the company to proceed prison probe in opposition to accomplices of Dubey in laundering proceeds of crime and the properties acquired thereof. Section 72 of the Act gives for “continuation of proceedings in the event of death or insolvency,” sources added.
61 FIRs, eight for murders
- Vikas Dubey confronted 61 circumstances, together with eight FIRs for murdering at the very least 15 individuals.
- He confronted 9 circumstances of ‘bid to murder’, two below NDPS Act, seven below Gangsters Act, six below Goonda Act and three below Arms Act. — PTI