Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut has stated that Lok Sabha independent member Navneet Rana received a loan of Rs 80 lakh from financier and film builder Yusuf Lakdawala who was caught in a money laundering case by the Governing Body. execution management (ED).
Lakdawala, who died at Arthur Road prison here in September 2021, had connections to the “D gang” (gang of gangster Dawood Ibrahim), Raut claimed, asking when the ED would visit explore this aspect.
Local BJP leader Mohit Kamboj tried to counter Raut by posting on Twitter pictures of Lakdawala with NCP chief Sharad Pawar and the late Rajiv Gandhi.
Speaking to reporters on Wednesday, Raut also wondered if there was an “underground connection” to the political ranks of the Hanuman Chalisa chanting, like the 1993 Mumbai mass explosions.
He claims the BJP is trying to save Navneet Rana, who was arrested by Mumbai police on Saturday along with her MLA husband Ravi Rana after the pair announced that they would be tracing Hanuman Chalisa outside his private residence. by Uddhav Thackeray Minister ‘Matoshree’ of Maharashtra here.
The Ranas eventually abandoned their plan, but were arrested for various crimes under the Indian Penal Code including sedition and “ inciting hatred between different groups. ” “Navneet Rana recovers a loan of 80 Yen to Yusuf Lakdawala who died in Prison. Lakdawala himself was caught by @dir_ed in a money laundering & associated hs with D gang. My duty is- Did the ED investigate? Ths is a national security mission!” Raut tweeted late Tuesday night, while tagging the Office of Prime Minister and BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis.
On Wednesday, Raut in another tweet said, “Underworld link. Lakdawala was arrested by ED in a money laundering of Rs 200 and died in captivity. Yusuf’s illegal money is now in his account. Rana. When will ED serve tea to Rana? Why is D-Gang saved? Why is BJP silent?” On Tuesday night, Raut also tweeted a photo, purporting to be his financial statements. Navneet Rana, a former actor who is now an MP of Amravati in east Maharashtra, shows a loan of Rs 80 lakh from Lakdawala.
On Wednesday, BJP leader Mohit Kamboj sought to counter Raut by posting purported photographs of Lakdawala with late prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, late Congress leader Vilasrao Deshmukh and NCP president Sharad Pawar, among others. other.
“All of Dawood Ibrahim’s forerunners went together?” Kamboj asked, tagging Raut.
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