The Enforcement Directorate arrested liquor mafia Rajesh Jalan on Thursday. Jalan was being interrogated by the ED isince Wednesday. The liquor mafia has been held for not paying tax of Rs 40cr.
Jalan has made many shocking revelations in the interrogation. He has accepted contacts with Vijay Mallya who is accused of fraudery and money laundering of around Rs 9,000 crore.
The ED will also soon seize the liquor barons assets.
Central Investigation Department (CID) has filed a charge sheet against Jalan of misappropriation of Rs 19.86 crore excise tax and Rs 22.9 crore VAT. Jalan along with excise officers did many scams during 2012-2013.
The liquor mafia has also been booked for forging signatures of Kokrajhar excise officer, Treasury Officer and SBI officers.
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