Enforcement Directorate has attached assets worth over 165 crore rupees in the illegal coal mining case of West Bengal.
These assets include land, factory premises, plant, machinery and other assets of two companies of Anup Majhi, the alleged mastermind in the case.
The ED had initiated investigation on the basis of FIR registered by CBI in this case. During the investigation, it was revealed that Anup Majhi had transferred around 68 crore rupees to the companies in the guise of share purchase of these companies for acquiring the plants and assets.
Over 98 crore rupees were also transferred to the companies. Earlier, two persons namely Vikas Mishra and Ashok Mishra were arrested by the ED for their role in this money laundering case.