According to an ANI report citing sources, multiple teams of the Enforcement Directorate conducted searches at various places in the city on Friday (June 17) in connection with the money laundering case linked to Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain. The raids began this morning at the homes and offices of those involved to the case, in accordance with the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) of 2002.
During a day-long raid on June 6, the agency confiscated 2.85 crore in cash and 133 gold coins weighing 1.80 kilos from Jain's aides. The ED has claimed to have seized several damning documents and digital records in prior raids. Jain was arrested by the ED on May 30 under the provisions of the PMLA. In the month of May 31, the Delhi minister was sent to ED`s custody till June 9 by a trial court.
Earlier raids yielded "unexplained source" recoveries that were "discovered to be stashed" in the searched facilities. The raids were then conducted out on Satyendar Jain's, his wife Poonam Jain's, and his accomplices' and other persons who had either directly or indirectly aided him or participated in money laundering procedures.
According to the report, Ankush Jain, Vaibhav Jain, Naveen Jain, and Siddharth Jain (Directors of Ram Prakash Jewellers Private Limited), GS Matharoo (Chairman of Lala Sher Singh Jivan Vigyan Trust, which runs Prudence Group of Schools), and Yogesh Kumar Jain (Director of Ram Prakash Jewellers Pvt Ltd), father-in-law of Ankush Jain.