Enforcement Directorate (ED) is carrying out searches at 11 locations in Rajasthan, including official residence of state Congress chief Govind Singh Dotasra in Jaipur along with a few other places linked to him.
The ED has also reportedly raided the premises of Congress candidate from Rajasthan’s Mahua assembly seat as part of a money laundering investigation into the alleged exam paper leak case in the poll-bound state, news agency PTI quoted official sources as saying.
The premises of Dotasra, a former minister for school education, in Sikar and Jaipur apart from party candidate from Mahua seat in Dausa, Omprakash Hudla, and some others are being searched, the above mentioned sources said.
Elections for the 200-member Rajasthan Assembly will be held on November 25.
Dotasra is the party candidate from Lacchmangarh seat of Sikar against BJP’s Subhash Maharia. He is also the sitting MLA from this seat.
Former RPSC member Babulal Katara and another person identified as Anil Kumar Meena were arrested by the ED in this case. It had first raided multiple locations in Rajasthan as part of this investigation in June.
With inputs from News18