“Chhattisgarh: ED busts Rs 2000 crore liquor scam involving politician-bureaucrat nexus, Congress leader’s brother Anwar Dhebar arrested”, Opindia, May 7, 2023:
“An alleged ‘scam’ of Rs 2,000 crore in Chhattisgarh, reportedly aided by high-ranking politicians and bureaucrats, has been exposed by the Enforcement Directorate (ED). The agency has apprehended a significant suspect, Anwar Dhebar, who has been remanded to ED custody for four days by a court in Raipur.
Anwar Dhebar is the brother of Congress leader and Raipur mayor Aijaz Dhebar. In March 2023, the investigation agency carried out searches at various sites and obtained statements from several individuals connected to the scam.
The agency alleges that it has amassed proof of “unprecedented” corruption and money laundering worth Rs 2,000 crore that occurred from 2019 to 2022. ED says that money was collected on “every bottle” of liquor sold in the state by an alcohol syndicate led by Anwar Dhebar….”
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