Odisha: ED Files Charges Against Former Rly Official With Rs 1.19 Cr Disproportionate Assets

New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has filed a chargesheet against Rabi Narayan Rath, former senior travelling inspector (accounts), East Coast Railway (ECoR), Bhubaneswar, and his wife before a special PMLA court.

The money laundering investigation followed allegations of disproportionate assets worth Rs 1.19 crore and a case registered by the CBI against Rath under various sections of the Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Act.

“Investigation under Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) revealed that Rath had invested his ill-gotten income in acquiring immovable assets and in making bank investments in his as well as in the name of his wife,” the ED was quoted as saying by IANS.

The probe agency had earlier attached assets worth Rs 1.02 crore in the matter.

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