As part of ongoing investigation in multi-crore drugs case, Enforcement Directorate (ED) Jalandhar sleuths have attached the immovable properties of drug lord Jagdish Bhola’s in -laws based at Ludhiana.A special team of ED officials took in possession and attached the properties of Dalip Singh, father-in-law and Amarjit Kaur, mother-in-law of Bhola at Jaspalon village in Tehsil Khanna at Ludhiana district.
According to information, ED has attached 16 kanals (two acres) of agricultural land of Bhola’s in-laws. The ED officials had earlier started the process of attaching Bhola’s property in over Rs 6,000 crore drugs case.The property has been attached by adjudicating authority under Section 8(4) of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002. ED officials have put up board dated September 3, 2016 highlighting that trespassers will be prosecuted under law as per the directions of Joint Director ED Jalandhar Zonal office.
It is pertinent to mention here that in the month of February this year, the ED officials had attached two prime properties of Bhola in SAS Nagar. This included a house and a plot in Kansal village. ED had not only attached the property of Bhola but that of his family including his wife, in-laws after they were charge sheeted by ED in a Patiala court.Earlier, in December 2015, ED attached properties worth more than Rs 125 crore. Till date ED had attached properties worth over Rs 500 crore in this case.
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