Delhi Excise policy case : ED takes BRS MLC Kavitha into custody in Hyderabad

Hyderabad, Mar 15 (UNI) Enforcement Directorate (ED) officals here on Friday taken Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) MLC K Kavitha into custody in the Delhi Excise Policy case.

Kavitha, daughter of BRS Party President and former Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao was taken into custody at her residence, amidst tight security arrangements.

The 46-Year-old former MP Kavitha was taken into custody by the ED after carring out raids along with IT team at her residence during the day as part of the pobe in the case.

The searches were carried out by a 10-member team, according to sources .

The Agency is probing the alleged liquor scam committed by the Aam Aadmi Party in Delhi.

The liquor policy was scrapped soon after and a CBI probe commenced, following which the ED booked a case against the same accused under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).

Kavitha’s involvement in the case came to light after the ED arrested Hyderabad-based businessman Arun Ramchandran Pillai on March 9 last year.

The ED said that Pillai had confessed to representing Kavitha’s interests in the excise policy case.

Kavitha had earlier appeared before the ED in Delhi and surrendered her phones to the authorities.

The agency is likely to shift her to Delhi this evening for further questioning, the sources said

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