Hindustan Times (Jalandhar)

Fresh charges framed against Bhola, oth­ers

- HT Cor­re­spon­dent let­ter­schd@hin­dus­tan­times.com Corruption · Crime · White-collar Crime · Incidents

MO­HALI : A spe­cial CBI court on Tues­day clubbed three en­force­ment case in­for­ma­tion re­ports (ECIRs) filed by the ED and framed fresh charges against 13 ac­cused, in­clud­ing drug lord Jagdish Bhola and his five fam­ily mem­bers.

Fol­low­ing an ap­pli­ca­tion filed by the ED, spe­cial judge NS Gill on Tues­day clubbed the ERICs and framed fresh charges against the ac­cused un­der the Pre­ven­tion of Money Laun­der­ing Act (PMLA).

The ac­cused in­cluded Bhola’s fa­ther Bal­shin­der Singh, Av­tar Singh and his wife, Bittu Au­lakh and his wife and mother, Sukhdev Singh and his mother, and Bal­jeet Singh. Ear­lier, the court framed charges against Bhola and his Cana­dian aide Sukhraj Singh, alias Raja.

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