Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut has claimed that unbiased Lok Sabha member Navneet Rana obtained a mortgage of Rs 80 lakh from movie financier and builder Yusuf Lakdawala, who was arrested in a cash laundering case by the Enforcement Directorate (ED).
Lakdawala, who died on the Arthur Highway jail right here in September 2021, had reference to the “D gang” (fugitive gangster Dawood Ibrahim’s gang), Raut claimed, asking when would the ED probe this facet.
Native BJP chief Mohit Kamboj tried to counter Raut by posting on Twitter footage of Lakdawala with NCP chief Sharad Pawar and late Rajiv Gandhi.
Speaking to reporters on Wednesday, Raut additionally puzzled whether or not there was an “underworld connection” to the political row over recitation of the Hanuman Chalisa, identical to the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts.
He claimed the BJP was attempting to save lots of Navneet Rana, who was arrested by the Mumbai police on Saturday alongside together with her MLA husband Ravi Rana after the couple had introduced that they’d recite the Hanuman Chalisa exterior Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray’s personal residence ‘Matoshree’ right here.
The Ranas ultimately dropped their plan, however have been arrested for numerous offenses below the Indian Penal Code together with sedition and `selling enmity between totally different teams.’ “Navneet Rana recvd a LOAN of ₹80 lacs frm Yusuf Lakdawala who died in Jail rcntly. The identical Lakdawala ws arrestd by @dir_ed in a cash laundrng case & hs hyperlinks wth D gang. My questn is- Has ED investigatd ths mattr? Ths is a questn of nationl safety!” Raut tweeted late Tuesday night time, whereas tagging the Prime Minister’s Workplace and BJP chief Devendra Fadnavis.
On Wednesday, Raut in one other tweet mentioned, “Underworld connection. Lakdawala was arrested by the ED in a Rs 200 crore cash laundering case and died within the lock-up. Yusuf’s unlawful cash is now in Rana’s account. When will ED serve tea to Rana? Why is the D-Gang being saved? Why is the BJP quiet?” On Tuesday night time, Raut had additionally tweeted a photograph, purportedly of a monetary assertion of Navneet Rana, a former actor who’s now MP from Amravati in japanese Maharashtra, exhibiting the mortgage of Rs 80 lakh from Lakdawala.
On Wednesday, BJP chief Mohit Kamboj sought to counter Raut by tweeting Lakdawala’s purported pictures with late former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, late Congress chief Vilasrao Deshmukh and NCP chief Sharad Pawar, amongst others.
“All of the entrance males of Dawood Ibrahim are collectively?” Kamboj requested, tagging Raut.
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