The Enforcement Directorate on Thursday said it has attached assets worth Rs 17.55 crore of two catering firms in connection with its money laundering probe into the alleged sale of cheaper packaged water in place of Rail Neer in Rajdhani and other super-fast trains.
The agency said it has issued a provisional order for the attachment of assets under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) against Ms R K Associates and Hoteliers Pvt Ltd, Ms Satyam Caterers Pvt Ltd and five other firms.
“During investigation, it is established that above licensees laundered the amount received from railway department in lieu of supply of the packaged drinking water of other brands, which was proceeds of crime,” the agency said in a statement. Read More
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