Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh Virbhadra Singh has arrived at the office of the Enforcement Directorate in Delhi for questioning. Singh is being questioned in connection with a disproportionate assets case. He has been accused of using shell companies to purchase a farmhouse in Delhi. It may be recalled that the ED had attached a farmhouse in Delhi.
Virbhadra Singh, the chief minister of Himachal Pradesh who is under the scanner of the Enforcement Directorate in a disproportionate assets case had used shell companies to purchase a farmhouse in Delhi. It may be recalled that the ED had on Monday attached the farmhouse in Delhi.
The Enforcement Directorate attached a farm house worth Rs 27 crore in Delhi belonging to Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Monday. The property was attached in connection with a disproportionate assets case being probed against him. Singh, however, has alleged political vendetta.
The chargesheeet also names Singh’s wife among others. Earlier the Delhi High Court had refused to quash or stay the CBI probe against Singh.
The Supreme Court restrained the Himachal Pradesh High Court from hearing the disproportionate assets case against Virbhadra Singh. The Supreme Court has transferred the case against the Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister to the Delhi High Court.
Shimla, Sept 26: The Central Bureau of Investigation and the Enforcement Directorate have carried out a raid at the residence of Virbhadra Singh, the Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh. The raids were conducted at the Holly Lodge residence at Shimla this morning in connection with a disproportionate assets case. The CBI has also booked a case against Virbadra Singh.