FMR UP CM Akhilesh Yadav Is In Soup Following CBI Probe In Illegal Sand Mining

Former UP CM Akhilesh Yadav In Soup As His Role In Illegal Sand Mining Is Being Investigated  Ebangla Bureau THE Enforcement Directorate has registered a case under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act in connection with the ongoing investigation into by CBI UP illegal sand mining. Role of the Ministers, politicians and some bureaucrats is under scanner. Former   UP Chief Minister and SP chief Akhilesh Yadav, who held the additional portfolio of mining during 2012-13, is also being investigated. The CBI in its FIR had said: “The role of the then mining ministers concerned during the relevant period may be looked into during the investigation.”An ED official said the agency had filed a case under PMLA provisions against bureaucrats and politicians, whose names find place in the CBI FIR. It will now look into money trail and see if alleged illegal funds earned as kickbacks in these cases were laundered by the accused. It may soon summon the accused for questioning, he said. The CBI had on January 2 registered a case against 11 persons under the IPC and the Prevention of Corruption Act. Samajwadi Party President and her Bahujan Samaj Party counterpart Mayawati have alleged the case is politically motivated.

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