Patra Chawl land scam: ED says Pravin Raut ‘unable to explain’ Rs 95 cr received from HDIL | Full details of chargesheet

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A special court in Mumbai has taken cognizance of the chargesheet filed against businessman Pravin Raut, said to be a close aide of Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut, and the promoters of a company called HDIL – Rakesh and Sarang Wadhawan. The court has issued summons to the accused while the agency has said that it intends to continue with its probe and will be filing a supplementary chargesheet later.

According to the prosecution complaint filed by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) before the special court under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) against Rs 95 crore received in Pravin Raut’s bank accounts from real estate company HDIL between 2008-2010. According to the agency, Raut has not been able to explain these transfers and the ED believes that these are proceeds of crime which pertained to a company called Guru Ashish construction Pvt Ltd.

The prosecution complaint also mentions another company called Avani Infrastructure, a partnership…

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