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Properties of Maoists seized

8 May, 2018 4:51 PM
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This seizure was made under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act .

The Home Ministry said on Tuesday that investigating agencies had seized more than ₹1.43 crore, 20 acres of land, several buildings in Bihar and Jharkhand and two flats in Kolkata bought by Maoist leaders.

This seizure was made under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA).

The Enforcement Directorate had recently seized cash and other properties of two prominent CPI(M) leaders of Bihar and Jharkhand.

As many as ₹1.43 crore, 20 acres of land, several buildings, cars, SUVs, excavators, bus and tractors were seized under the UAPA from Maoist leaders in Bihar and Jharkhand in the recent past, a Ministry official said.

The agencies also seized two flats purchased in Kolkata by a Maoist leader from Bihar.

The confiscated money included ₹ 27.5 lakh, which was seized from Prabhawati, wife of the late Maoist leader Arvindji, in Jehanabad in Bihar and ₹ 25.15 lakh, seized from Rohit, the son of Maoist leader Nandu Yadav, in Latehar in Jharkhand.

The seized properties, which were bought through the extorted money, include 7 acres of land bought by Maoist leader Yamuna Mistri in Aurangabad, two acres of land purchased by Arjun Singh in Jehanabad, and 2.2 acres of land bought by Sunil Singh in Aurangabad (Bihar) among others , another official said.

Source: thehindu.com

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