ED Raids AIADMK Leader C Vijayabaskar, Chennai-Based Real Estate Group

The ED on Thursday has carried out searches against AIADMK leader and former Tamil Nadu minister C Vijayabaskar apart from a Chennai-based real estate group as part of separate money laundering investigations.

The sources stated, that about 25 premises are being covered by the central agency as part of the 2 cases.

Vijayabaskar (former health minister), is an AIADMK strongman from Pudukottai in Tamil Nadu. They said that, the searches against him are based on a state vigilance (DVAC) investigation of 2022 linked to an alleged case of possession of disproportionate assets.

Earlier, he was booked by the CBI in a “gutkha scam”.

The sources said that, the premises liked to real estate group Gsquare and linked entities in and around Chennai city are also being searched as part of an investigation under the provisions of the PMLA.

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