ED files chargesheet in BG bonded warehouse scam

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The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Saturday filed its charge sheet against liquor baron Rajesh Kumar Jalan, owner of BG bonded warehouse Bonti Gogoi Pegu and others in connection with the BG bonded warehouse scam.

The 4000-page charge sheet or prosecution complaint, with voluminous annexure, was filed before the court.

The investigation has established that Rajesh Kumar Jalan was the mastermind behind the scam and was running the business activity of the M/s BG Bonded Warehouse in an unauthorized manner.

The ED had seized properties (70 bigha land and many houses) worth over Rs 16.25 crore belonging to Jalan.
In connection with scam, the ED had interrogated at least 36 persons.

As per reports, Excise officer Bijay Kumar Das, Ajay Kumar Bayan, Amarendra Nath, Rahendra Basumatary, Kokrajhar Treasury officer Boloram Sarkar were interrogated by the Enforcement Directorate.

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