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CBI questions Satyendar Jain’s wife in money laundering case

New Delhi, June 19: After Manish Sisodia, Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) team reached Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain residence on Monday and questioned his wife over allegations of money laundering.

A CBI official said the visit was a part probe which was launched against Satyendar Jain in April.

The investigation agency registered a preliminary enquiry against Jain based on the evidences it had recovered against him in connection with Rs 4.63 crore of money laundering in 2015-16. The CBI had questioned Jain on June 1 and 2.

Earlier, on June 1 and 2 CBI had questioned Jain.

Jain was accused of being involved in money laundering through some Kolkata-based companies.

He was also accused of laundering Rs 11.78 crore in 2010-12 through these companies and a Delhi-based company.

The matter was sent to the CBI by the Income Tax Department. Following this, the investigation agency summoned Jain for his ialleged connections with the companies that were under the scanner for hawala transactions. Jain has denied the charges against him.

However, Delhi Health Minister has denied the charges against levied against him.

Wefornews Bureau

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