Jharkhand liquor scam – ED will interrogate Yogendra Tiwari for eight days, court gives permission

Ranchi: Liquor businessman Yogendra Tiwari, accused in the Jharkhand liquor scam, was presented in the special court of Ranchi PMLA (Prevention of Money Laundering Act) on Friday. High Court advocate Sumit Gadodiya and Ranchi Civil Court advocate Vikrant Sinha argued on behalf of Yogendra Tiwari. Special public prosecutor BMP Singh argued on behalf of the Enforcement Directorate (ED).

ED sought permission to grant remand of 14 days to interrogate Yogendra Tiwari. Which was opposed by Yogendra Tiwari’s advocate. After this the court allowed remand for eight days. Now ED will interrogate Yogendra Tiwari by taking him on remand for eight days.

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) had arrested liquor businessman Yogendra Tiwari late Thursday evening. He is accused of illegal earning through liquor scam and money laundering. In this case, ED had raided 34 locations simultaneously on August 23.

These locations include Yogendra Tiwari’s warehouse located in front of Hotel Siddharth in Deoghar, residence located near Dr. Rajeev Pandey Hospital in Bompas Town, M/s Santhal Pargana Builders Private Limited located in D-2 of Harmu Housing Colony and two locations in Jamtara.

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