The Enforcement Directorate is currently conducting searches at around 10 locations in Tamil Nadu as part of investigations into cases linked to the local sand mafia.
According to the IANS report, the searches were taking place at the homes and office locations of individuals with close connections to the detained minister. These operations were being carried out in Coimbatore, Karur, and Tiruchi.
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On June 14, Balaji was apprehended by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in relation to the cash-for-jobs scandal. He was presented before the MP/MLAs Special Court in Chennai, ANI reported.
The MP/MLAs Special Court has decided to prolong Balaji’s judicial custody until September 15. Additionally, the court provided the arrested DMK minister with a copy of the chargesheet filed by the ED.
(With inputs from agencies)
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Updated: 12 Sep 2023, 01:39 PM IST
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