Sharad Pawar had decided to visit the ED office on Friday despite the agency issuing no summons against him in a case related to MSCB Scam.
Mumbai| The high voltage drama ahead of Sharad Pawar’s visit to the ED office has taken a twist. The Enforcement Directorate which had registered a case of alleged money laundering against NCP chief Sharad Pawar has now said it does not require to inquire the politician. It has also said that it will not be needed in the future as well.
Reportedly, ED sent him a letter by E-Mail. He was conveyed that he will be informed of future developments. Significantly, Pawar had decided to visit the ED office on Friday despite the agency issuing no summons against him.
The ED had, however, filed a case against him in the Maharashtra State Cooperative Bank Scam case. Along with Sharad Pawar, his nephew Ajit Pawar and 70 others were named in the case too. Responding to the case, Sharad Pawar had said that he welcomes the ED step. Calling it a political vendetta, he had said that he will not bow down to the pressure from Delhi. He had announced that he will visit the ED office on Septemeber 27.
Meanwhile, the NCP cadres staged a protest in different parts of the city. Donning a Gandhi cap with the text “I am Sharad Pawar” the works showed solidarity outside the NCP office. Security was beefed up outside the ED office and Section 144 was also imposed.