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After 3-hrs questioning, ED arrests TMC’s Shahjahan for non-cooperation

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KOLKATA:

Enforcement Directorate

on Saturday arrested TMC’s Sheikh

Shahjahan

after he remained non-cooperative during a 3-hour questioning regarding alleged

money laundering

and

land grabbing

cases, reported.
Sandeshkhali

strongman, lodged in Basirhat jail, will be produced at a Prevention of Money Laundering Act court on Monday where ED will seek his custody, sources said.

Shahjahan’s properties worth over Rs 12 crore have been attached in the ration scam case, ED told the court. ED said Shahjahan faces 15-16 complaints of land grabbing and has invested proceeds from the crimes in illegal fish farms in Sandeshkhali.
He parked much of his ill-gotten money outside the country, ED claimed. It is also investigating his alleged connection with a Punjab-based company linked to an expensive car seized from him earlier, and whether Shahjahan’s brother, Alamgir, is involved in the matter.

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