Assets Worth Rs 1000 Cr Linked To Maha Dy CM Ajit Pawar In Benami Property Case Attached By IT Dept
New Delhi: The Income Tax (IT) department has provisionally attached properties worth over Rs 1,000 crore in Maharashtra, Goa and Delhi allegedly linked to close aides of Maharashtra’s Deputy Chief Minister and NCP leader Ajit Pawar, India Today quoted sources as saying on Tuesday.
The Benami wing of the IT department has issued a provisional attachment order, which is part of their ongoing investigation.
The attached assets include Jarandeshwar Sugar Factory in Maharashtra’s Satara, an official premises in Mumbai, a flat in Delhi, a resort in Goa and land parcels at 27 different locations in Maharashtra.
The current market value of these properties is approximately over Rs 1000 crore. However, the book value of these assets is much less, the report added.
None of these properties is directly owned by Ajit Pawar, India Today reported.