The ED had performed searches at a couple of premises connected to him in January. Some contemporary searches had been performed over the previous few days in Kolhapur and a few different places.
The money laundering case is connected to a probe associated with alleged irregularities within the operations of a few sugar generators primarily based within the state which might be hooked up to Mushrif, together with the Sar Senapati Santaji Ghorpade Sugar Manufacturing facility Ltd to which his 3 sons are connected.
Mushrif (68) is a Nationalist Congress Birthday celebration (NCP) MLA from the Kagal seat in Kolhapur. He’s additionally the vice chairman of the birthday party headed by way of Sharad Pawar.
BJP chief Kirit Somiaya had in 2021 alleged that the previous rural construction minister (Mushrif) indulged in corrupt practices by way of conserving ‘benami’ entities via his members of the family and corporations. The NCP had then brushed aside those fees.