Satyendra Jain, wife unable to reveal source of funds: CBI
CBI officials claimed on Saturday that Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain and his wife Poonam Jain “feigned ignorance” and could not explain how they had received more money than their declared income.
The investigative agency was questioning Jain and his wife with regard to the disproportionate assets case lodged against them. They stated that Jain and his wife could not explain how they had manage to purchase 200 bighas of land in Delhi.
During the investigation, CBI officials said that they also found that a company JJ Ideal Estates Private Limited, formed in 2015, in which Poonam Jain is one of the directors, had also allegedly carried out hawala transaction from Kolkata-based shell companies for Rs 15 lakhs. Interestingly, Jain’s daughter Soumya Jain is one of the major shareholders in the company.
The CBI had registered a disproportionate assets case against Jain, his wife and four others on Friday when they carried out searches at four places — including residential and the company office premises of Jain and other accused persons in Delhi.
The agency registered a case four months after they launched a preliminary enquiry against Jain for allegedly laundering Rs 16. 39 crore through shell …read more