ED officer probing Punjab drug racket case, transferred
(3 years ago)
Chandigarh, Jan 17 : Niranjan Singh, the Assistant Director of the Enforcement Directorate, who recently questioned Punjab Revenue Minister Bikram Majithia in a drug case, has been transferred.
Reports said Singh has been tranferred to Kolkata from his home town Jalandhar. He was in charge of the money laundering cases related to the Punjab drug racket that hit the headlines after police busted a synthetic drugs racket in 2013.
He was the main investigating officer for several money laundering and forex violation cases in Punjab .
The Punjab police had busted a Rs. 6,000-crore international synthetic drugs racket in the state in 2013 that led to an investigation by the ED.
With allegation being raised that Majithia had links with certain
non-resident Indians, accused of international money laundering
related to the drug rackets, Singh questioned the Minister.