ED files indictment against Himachal Pradesh-based drug trafficker in money laundering case


The ED has filed a complaint against a drug trafficker based in Himachal Pradesh in connection with a money laundering case.

The ED had opened a money laundering investigation based on an FIR registered by the Himachal Pradesh police under the Narcotics and Psychotropic Substances Act (NDPS).

As part of a crackdown on drug traffickers, the Directorate of Enforcement (ED) filed a complaint against Himachal Pradesh-based drug trafficker Deep Ram Thakur under the Money Laundering Prevention Act silver (PMLA).

The ED had opened a money laundering investigation based on an FIR registered by the Himachal Pradesh police under the Narcotics and Psychotropic Substances Act (NDPS).

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According to sources, the ED in its indictment alleged that drug trafficker Deep Ram Thakur and his associates had long been involved in illegal drug trafficking and invested the proceeds mainly in a construction company.

To hide the illegal money, some of the proceeds were also reportedly funneled through banking channels to buy properties on behalf of relatives.

Earlier in this case, assets worth Rs 4.48 crore were seized by the ED under the PMLA, which were subsequently confirmed by the contracting authority.

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