Mumbai | Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray has come out in support of brother and MNS chief Raj Thackeray after the latter got a summon from the ED.
Uddhav and Raj have shared a strained relationship since many years and now the Shiv Sena chief has extended strong support for his brother.
Uddhav Thackeray said that the Enforcement Directorate (ED) probe against the MNS chief will bear no results.
Officials said the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief has been asked to appear before the investigating officer of the case on August 22 at the agency’s zonal office in Mumbai.
Raj Thackeray calls off party member’s gathering
After the Enforcement Directorate summoned Raj Thackeray in a money laundering case, the top members of the party had decided to show their support outside the ED office in Thane district of Mumbai.
However, Raj Thackeray appealed to his party members to not to hold any protests which may cause problems to the normal people.
He wrote in a statement that in the past too, he has received notices.
“No harm or damage should come upon any public property and the common man should not suffer in any way. Kindly ensure that this is followed diligently”, he urged.
He also asked the MMNS to maintain calm even if provoked.
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The agency is probing alleged irregularities relating to loans and equity investment worth over Rs 450 crore by IL&FS in Kohinoor CTNL Infrastructure Company, which is developing Kohinoor Square tower in Mumbai’s Dadar area.