Special ACB court grant bail to Chhagan Bhujbal

Chhagan Bhujbal

Maharashtra: Former Maharashtra deputy Chief Minister and NCP leader Chhagan Bhujbal was on Wednesday granted bail on bond of Rs 50,000 in land allotment cases by a special ACB court.

His nephew Sameer Bhujbal too was granted bail by the court.

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) had on March 14 detained Chhagan Bhujbal on charge of money laundering in the Maharashtra Sadan scam.

The ACB had filed an FIR against him after it found irregularities in construction of Maharashtra Sadan in Delhi which was built at a cost of Rs 100 crore. Another FIR was filed against him in which it was alleged that Bhujbal had received kickbacks while awarding the contract of state library in Kalina campus of the Mumbai University.

Earlier, the ED had attached a sugar mill and 290 acres of land in Nashik worth Rs 55 crore in connection with the money laundering cases filed against the NCP leader Chhagan Bhujbal.

The ED had also attached movable and immovable assets linked with the Bhujbal and his family, including land and buildings in Mumbai worth around Rs 280 crore.

Wefornews Bureau

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