Bhubaneswar: Enforcement Directorate today issued orders for attaching fixed assets of nearly Rs 9 crore registered in the name of associates of arrested gangster siblings Sushant and Sushil Dhalasamanta.
The anti-corruption wing issued provisional attachment order in this regard under Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002.
“A provisional attachment order for attaching immovable properties having value of Rs 8, 82, 66, 977 was issued to associates of Dhalasamanta brothers namely Bharat Bhusan Swain, Siba Prasad Gocchi, Krushna Chandra Das, Sangramjit Nath, Sarat Kumar Sahoo and others by the Enforcement Directorate, Bhubaneswar under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002. The properties attached vide the present order include land and buildings in Cuttack and Bhubaneswar,” a statement of the agency said.
Worth mentioning, ED in March this year had attached the properties of Dhalasamanta brothers worth Rs 8.20 core. The attached properties include D-Brothers’ house at CDA in Cuttack and bank deposits amounting to Rs 3.5 crore.
Notably, the duo was arrested on January 29 last year from Pokhariput area here on a number of charges including murder and money laundering.
While Sushant has been lodged at the Jharapada jail, his younger brother Sushil is lodged at Balasore jail.