Delhi Liquor Scam: ED Arrested Another Hyderabad-Based Businessman

Delhi Liquor Scam | Delhi/Hyderabad, Mar 7 (Maxim News): The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has arrested another Hyderabad-based businessman in the Delhi Liquor Scam case. The arrested Hyderabad businessman is Arun Ramachandra Pillai who has been questioned recently for two days on irregularities in the Delhi Liquor scam.

The ED sources disclosed that a little while ago, he was taken into custody. The ED has also seized land worth Rs. 2.2 crore in Vattinagulapally belonging to Arun Pillai. ED has so far arrested 11 people including Ramachandra Pillai in connection with the Delhi Liquor Scam case.

The ED has named Hyderabad-based businessman Arun Ramachandra Pillai as an accused in the Delhi Liquor Scam. It seems that the investigating agencies have collected important information after conducting searches in the houses and offices of Ramachandra Pillai. He is also named in the charge sheet filed in the case.

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It is noteworthy that most of those arrested in this case are from Hyderabad. Arun Pillai. ED thinks that Ramachandra Pillai has collaborated with Abhishek Boinpalli, Sameer Mahendru, Vijay Nair, and others in this scam. Meanwhile, in the background of this series of arrests, the name of MLC Kalvakuntla Kavitha has once again come to the fore. The next arrest is being promoted to her. It is already known that her former Auditor Buchibabu has been arrested. It seems that there is a possibility of more arrests even before this.

Who is Arun Ramachandra Pillai?

Accused in the Delhi excise policy case, Pillai is a part of the ‘south group’ consisting of a group of leaders from south India that allegedly sent ‘kickbacks’ worth ₹100 crores to the Aam Admi Party (AAP) leaders. According to the ED, Pillai is a frontman of a south-based liquor manufacturer group, Indospirits. He was given a 32.5% share of the company.

He is a Hyderabad-based liquor businessman who was accused of money laundering and providing illegal gratification to public servants to secure liquor licenses in Delhi.

Delhi Liquor Scam: ED Arrested Another Hyderabad-Based Businessman
Delhi Liquor Scam: ED Arrested Another Hyderabad-Based Businessman

According to CBI, Pillai one of the accused played an “active role” in framing and implementing the Delhi excise policy 2021-22 along with excise department officials. (Maxim News)

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