The Enforcement Directorate (ED) captured Bhupinder Singh alias Honey, Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi’s nephew, in a supposed illicit sand mining case on Friday. It was because of produce him in a court in Jalandhar to look for his authority.
The capture came days before the gathering surveys in Punjab.
The ED on January 18 led attacks at the premises of Bhupinder Singh, his colleagues, and six excavators in Mohali, Ludhiana, Fatehgarh Sahib, Rupnagar, and Pathankot. The organization said it seized ₹10 crore and resources from Bhupinder Singh and his accomplice Sandeep Kumar during the attacks that proceeded till January 19.
The ED has said Bhupinder Singh, Kumar, and Kudrat Deep Singh set up a firm named Provider Overseas Consultancy Limited in 2018 with 33.33% stakes each. The firm had a turnover of ₹18.77 lakh in 2019-2020, as indicated by the review report accessible on the site of the Union service of corporate undertakings.
The Punjab Police initially recorded a supposed unlawful sand mining case regarding the present situation in 2018. In their First Information Report (FIR) for the situation, they named 26 blamed, generally transporters. It was enrolled on the objection of the Punjab mining office, which observed sand quarries were being run without endorsement during its assaults in 2018. Bhupinder Singh was not named in the FIR while Kudrat Deep Singh was excused after a police request.
The ED stopped a different case at its zonal office in Jalandhar in November last year subsequent to assuming control over the test.
Charanjit Singh Channi last month blamed the Center for abusing focal offices to scare him in front of the decisions. He added it attempted something very similar in West Bengal against Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and fizzled.