Enforcement Directorate officers are questioning Bineesh Kodiyeri, the son of Kerala CPI(M) state secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan in connection along with his alleged hyperlinks to an accused in a narcotics ring that the Narcotics Management Bureau (NCB) had busted in August.
In response to summons issued final week, Mr. Bineesh appeared on the ED workplace in Shanti Nagar, Bengaluru, on Tuesday. In response to sources, he’s being questioned about his hyperlinks with the accused, Mohammed Anoop.
Mr. Anoop is among the three folks arrested by the NCB in August. Throughout the raids, the narcotics company had recovered an enormous cache of methylenedioxy-methamphetamine (MDMA) tablets and social gathering medication. Throughout the course of their investigations, NCB officers tied Mr. Anoop to Mr. Bineesh. The latter had allegedly loaned cash to the accused to arrange a restaurant in Kammanahalli.
The ED, which is wanting on the funds of those peddlers and their sources, for cash laundering and hawala transactions, had lately carried out an audit of their funds, questioned them and recorded their statements at Parappana Agrahara Central Jail, the place they’re presently lodged.
“Mohammed Anoop in his assertion stated that Bineesh Kodiyeri had lent him ₹50 lakh. We’ll query him as to what are his hyperlinks with a peddler, for what goal was the cash given, what was the supply of this cash and whether or not he has declared it in his monetary statements,” a senior ED official had advised The Hindu on the time of issuing a summons.