- Enforcement Directorate registers case of money laundering in TRP scam case
- Some facts related to money laundering found in TRP scam case amid Mumbai Police investigation
- ED started investigation after registering case, 12 people arrested in scam case so far
The Enforcement Directorate on Friday registered a case under the Television Laundering Act (ED Case of Money Laundering) in the Television Rating Points (TRP SCAM) case. The Mumbai Police had informed the Enforcement Directorate about the possibility of money laundering in the TRP scam case. In this case, the ED has now started an investigation under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act by registering a case.
So far, a total of 13 people have been arrested by the Mumbai Police in the case related to the TRP scam. Republic TV’s distribution head Ghanshyam Singh is also named among those arrested. The ED has started an investigation after registering a case in this regard on Friday. Two weeks ago, the Bombay High Court sought an answer from the Maharashtra Government, Mumbai Police Commissioner Paramvir Singh and other police officers in a similar case in connection with a petition.
The court sought answers from the government and CP of Mumbai
The Bombay High Court sought answers from the Maharashtra Government, Mumbai Police Commissioner Parambir Singh and two other police officers on a petition filed by Hansa Research Group Private Limited, the complainant in the Television Rating Point (TRP) scam. The petition accused the police of harassment.
Petition demands handing over of case to CBI
The petition claimed that company officials were being harassed and pressured to make false statements. The petition requested that the investigation of the case be handed over to the CBI. The petition named Assistant Inspector of Police Sachin Vaze and Assistant Commissioner of Police Shashank Sandbhor who were harassing him.