Illegal mining case: Enforcement Directorate attaches assets of Janardhana Reddy

PTI
Published Apr 1, 2015, 2:36 am IST
Updated Mar 29, 2019, 1:20 pm IST
Reddy had been released from prison on bail in January
Former Karnataka minister and mining baron Janardhana Reddy. (Photo: DC/File)
 Former Karnataka minister and mining baron Janardhana Reddy. (Photo: DC/File)

Bengaluru: Enforcement Directorate has attached Rs 24.37 crore being the proceeds of alleged illegal mining carried out by a mining firm owned by former Karnataka minister and mining baron Janardhana Reddy and his wife.

"We have attached Rs 24,37,00,733.50 of proceeds of crime from illegally mined iron ore, carried out in Bellary by Associated Mining Company, a firm owned by Janardhana Reddy, and his wife Lakshmi Aruna," ED Joint Director John Kingsly told PTI here.

 

With this attachment, total proceeds of crime attached by ED in this case had gone up to Rs 62.09 crore, Kingsly said.

Reddy is facing several criminal cases including illegal mining and had been released from prison on bail in January last after being arrested by the CBI in 2011.

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Location: Karnataka




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