Chhattisgarh Liquor Scam: ED Attaches Assets Worth ₹205 Crore

The ED on Friday has stated that it has attached assets worth over Rs.205 crore of retired Chhattisgarh IAS officer Anil Tuteja, the elder brother of the Raipur Mayor and some others in a money laundering probe linked to an alleged liquor scam in the state.


The agency stated in a statement that the attached properties include 14 assets of Tuteja worth Rs 15.82 crore, 115 properties of Anwar Dhebar, the elder brother of Raipur Mayor and Congress leader Aijaz Dhebar, worth of Rs 116.16 crore, properties in respect of Vikash Agarwal alias Subbu worth Rs 1.54 crore & 33 properties in respect of Arvind Singh worth Rs 12.99 crore.

It stated that, a property of Arunpati Tripathi, an Indian Telecom Service officer and special secretary of the excise department, worth Rs.1.35 crore, 9 properties of Trilok Singh Dhillon worth Rs 28.13 crore, jewellery worth Rs 27.96 crore of Naveen Kedia and movable properties worth Rs 1.2 crore of Asheesh Saurabh Kedia/Dishita Ventures Pvt. Ltd. have been attached.

ED stated that the attached properties of Anwar Dhebar include Hotel Vennington Court, Raipur that’s being run under the aegis of his firm, a Dhebar Buildcon and a commercial building in the name of ‘Accord Business Tower’.

The total value of the attached assets is 205.49 crore.

Previously, Tuteja got arrested in this case recently by the ED where it alleged that the commission generated through illegal sale of liquor was shared ‘as per the directions from the highest political executives of the state.’

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