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ED seizes properties of Maoist leader in Bihar

The Maoist leader is an absconder in more than 100 cases lodged in different police stations of various states like Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha, and Chhattisgarh for his involvement in Naxal related incidents. "We have seized two properties - a plot and a single-storeyed house - belonging to Sandeep Yadav in Aurangabad district. The house has been sealed.


PTI Last Updated at 10 Aug 2018, 19:08 IST India

Aurangabad(Bihar), Aug 10 (PTI) The Enforcement Directorate today seized assets worth Rs 30 lakh belonging to Maoist leader Sandeep Yadav alias Vijay Yadav alias Rupesh here in connection with a money laundering case, an ED official said. Sandeep Yadav is a central committee member of the CPI (Maoist) and a resident of Lutua village under the jurisdiction of Lutua police station of Gaya district.

The Maoist leader is an absconder in more than 100 cases lodged in different police stations of various states like Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha, and Chhattisgarh for his involvement in Naxal related incidents. "We have seized two properties - a plot and a single-storeyed house - belonging to Sandeep Yadav in Aurangabad district. The house has been sealed.

The properties are in the name of Yadav's wife Rajani Devi," Enforcement Directorate, Patna Assistant Director Adarsh Kumar told reporters here. The ED team seized seven decimal lands located in the ward 10 of Aurangabad town while another property - a single-storeyed house - located near JK Motel on GT road in the district, he said. The properties have been seized under money laundering Act, Kumar said adding that a case of money laundering was lodged and the properties were attached earlier.

The accused person has issued a summons in the case but did not appear as he has to abscond in more than 100 cases lodged against him in various states. The seized properties will now be that of the Central government and the said properties can neither be sold nor can be bought, he said.

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