The Enforcement Directorate officials on Sunday seized Rs 11.50 lakh unaccounted cash from the residence of Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut, sources said.
Earlier in the day, the ED officials detained Raut in connection with the Patra Chawl land scam case after hours of conducting raids at his residence.
ED sleuths reached Raut’s residence around 7 am today and conducted the raid.
Soon after the ED officials detained him in connection with the Patra Chawl land scam case, the Shiv Sena leader said that he “he won’t be cowed down”.
Speaking to mediapersons, Raut said, “False charges and documents are being framed against people. All of this is being done to weaken Shiv Sena and Maharashtra. Sanjay Raut won’t be cowed down. I will not leave the party.”
On June 28 this year, Sanjay Raut was summoned by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in connection with the prevention of the money laundering case pertaining to the Rs 1,034 crore Patra Chawl land scam.
Refusing to join the probe and citing the Monsoon Session of Parliament as a reason for not joining the probe, he had then dared the probe agency to arrest him. Later, he reached the ED office.
(With ANI Inputs)