ED attached assets worth Rs 2.87 Crore Commandant, BSF, under PMLA, 2002 in illegal cattle smuggling case

ED has provisionally attached assets worth Rs 2.87 Crore in the name of family members of Satish Kumar, Commandant, BSF, under PMLA, 2002 in illegal cattle smuggling case.

Enforcement Directorate has provisionally attached 4 immovable properties and 04 Mutual Funds having total value of Rs 2.87 Crore in the name of Tanya Sanyal (wife of Satish Kumar, Commandant BSF) and Bhaskar Bhuvan (son of Satish Kumar, Commandant BSF) under the Prevention Of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), 2002 in illegal cattle smuggling case.

ED initiated money laundering investigation on the basis of FIR registered by CBI against Satish Kumar, then Commandant of BSF, Md. Enamul Haque and others for illegal cattle smuggling into Bangladesh from India.

Investigation by ED revealed that bribe to the tune of Rs 12.8 Crore was deposited by Manoj Sana associate of Enamul Haque in the bank accounts of Tanya Sanyal and Badal Krishna Sanyal ( father of Tanya Sanyal). Later on, the said Proceeds of Crime were invested in the above mentioned immovable properties and Mutual Funds. Enamul Haq has also been arrested by ED on 18.02.21 and currently he is in ED Custody. Proceeds of Crime to the tune of Rs.179 Crore till now have been identified by ED.

Further investigation is in process.