In a major action, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) attached properties worth Rs. 4.53 crores of Amit Kumar alias Bachcha Rai, who is said to be the main accused in connection with Bihar topper scam (2016).
Enforcement Directorate is also known to have initiated an investigation under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) on the basis of chargesheet filed by Bihar Police.
In the chargesheet itself, Baccha along with Lalkeshewar Singh, who was the then Chairman of Bihar Secondary Education Board (BSEB), and a few others were charged for manipulating and managing the results of students of Vishun Roy College.
It emerged that during the course of investigation under PMLA, it was revealed that Bachcha Rai alias Amit Kumar has laundered his illicit wealth by acquiring huge properties on his own name and his wife’s name as well as his daughter’s name and its sources could not be explained.>