The Enforcement Directorate arrested the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) Rajya Sabha MP Amarendra Dhari Singh in connection with the money laundering probe related to an alleged fertilisers scam, officials said on Thursday.
Central investigation agency CBI has made allegations of corruption against the former Managing Director and CEO of IFFCO. CBI team raided 12 locations registering an FIR in the case of In this registered FIR, a case also registered against the Dubai company and its people. MP Amarendra Dhari Singh also named in the same FIR. But he is accused of working as a senior vice president in a fertilizer company based in Dubai, not as an MP. The name of that company is – M/s Jyoti Trading Corporation.
The businessman-MP has been arrested under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), according to the officials.
Singh along with Rajiv Saxena, a chartered accountant, who was probed in the AgustaWestland scam, is one of the accused in the FIR filed by the CBI on May 17.