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ED attaches Rs 1.77 crore of journalist Rana Ayyub’s funds in ‘money laundering’ case

Ayyub is being probed by the Enforcement Directorate based on an FIR filed by the Ghaziabad police in September last year for 'misusing' funds raised for relief.

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New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate has attached funds worth over Rs 1.77 crore of journalist Rana Ayyub in connection with a money laundering probe linked to alleged diversion of donor funds for, agency sources said on Thursday.

The agency issued a provisional order under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) to attach a fixed deposit and bank balances in her and her family’s name.

The money laundering case against Ayyub is based on a September, 2021 FIR of Ghaziabad Police (Uttar Pradesh) related to alleged irregularities in funds obtained by her from the public for charitable purposes.

This report is auto-generated from PTI news service. ThePrint holds no responsibility for its content.


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