11 July, New Delhi
RJD Chief Lalu Prasad’S daughter and Rajya Sabha MP Misa Bharti Tuesday appeared before the Enforcement Directorate in New Delhi in a money laundering case. ED had issued summons to Ms Bharti after it recently conducted raids against her and her husband in connection with an 8,000 crore rupee case.
On Saturday, ED had raided three premises related to Ms Bharti and Shailesh in the national capital.
The searches were related to a probe against Surendra Jain, Virendra Jain and others who are alleged to have laundered several crore rupees using shell companies.
The Jain brothers were arrested by the ED under provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act.
One of the firms that the arrested duo dealt with was M/s Mishail Printers and Packers Private Limited.
Bharti and her husband Shailesh Kumar are alleged to have been directors of this firm in the past.