Kavitha appears before ED for Second Round QuestioningMarch 20, 2023 12:19
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Kavitha appears before ED for second round questioning:- Telangana CM KCR's Daughter K Kavitha as appeared before the Enforcement Directorate on monday for the second round of questioning in the Delhi liquor policy linked for money laundering case.
On March 11, BRS leader K Kavitha was first questioned in this case. She has spent nine hours at the ED office. During this she understood to have been confronted with the statements which are made by Arun Ramachandran Pillai, a Hyderabad-based businessman who was arrested in this case has been shares close ties with her and also few others who are involved in this case.
Kavitha said that she had done nothing wrong and also alleged that BJP Government was “using” the Enforcement Directorate (ED) as the saffron party could not gain a “backdoor entry” in Telangana.
The BRS MLC Kavitha's statement was recorded under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).
The Enforcement Directorate said Pillai, “represented the South Group”, an alleged liquor cartel linked to Kavitha and others that paid kickbacks amounting to about Rs 100 crore to the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) to gain a larger share of the market in the national capital under the now-scrapped Delhi excise policy for 2020-21. The “South Group”, according to the ED, comprises Sarath Reddy (promoter of Aurobindo Pharma), Magunta Srinivasulu Reddy (YSR Congress MP from Ongole Lok Sabha seat in Andhra Pradesh), his son Raghav Magunta, Kavitha and others.
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