The Enforcement Directorate is conducting a search at 40 locations in multiple cities for the Delhi liquor policy scam. Apart from this, the searches are carried out in Hyderabad, Mangauluru, Bengaluru, and Chennai as well. On September 6, EB carried out a raid at 35 locations in Delhi and other cities which were connected with the liquor policy scam.
Searches and investigations are carried out on the premises of those who are involved in the liquor trade, including the manufacturers allegedly involved in the drafting of the new liquor policy enforced by the AAP government. They are also probing the alleged regulations in the execution and formulation of the Delhi Excise Policy, which was brought out in November 2021 by AAP.
The ED initiated the probe, which is based on the FIR filed by the CBI in the case. The CBI FIR has named Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish and some bureaucrats in the police case. While the AAP and Manish Sisodia have denied all the allegations of irregularities and corruption in the new liquor policy implementation.
- What is the full form of ED?
Ans. Enforcement Directorate
- In which cities are the searches carried out?
Ans. Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Mangaluru,, and Chennai.
- Who is under these allegations?
Ans. Manish Sisodia and AAP