ED Raids Jet Airways' Former CEO's House In Money Laundering Case

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ED Raids Jet Airways' Former CEO's House In Money
The Enforcement Directorate’s (ED) late on Wednesday night detained former Jet Airways chairman Naresh Goyal after conducting raids at his Mumbai residence in a money laundering case. Later, the ED also filed a fresh case of money laundering against Goyal.

Prior to the raids, the ED, taking action under money laundering sections, had conducted searches at 12 places in Delhi and Mumbai. Earlier, the ED had sent a summons to Goyal on Wednesday morning and later, taking him into custody in his office, conducted a detailed questioning.

The Mumbai Police had, on the complaint of a travel company, recently filed a case of fraud against Goyal. The travel company had accused Goyal and his wife Anita Goyal of defrauding them to the tune of Rs 46 crore and registered an FIR.

The ED is investigating the financial transactions of Jet Airways over a period of 12 years. In this inquiry, the ED is looking into suspicious dealings related to 19 private firms.

The ED had conducted raids at Goyal’s residence in September 2019 as well and at that time, ED officers had questioned Goyal for eight hours. The ED has questioned Goyal, his wife and his son several times in the money laundering case.

Goyal had resigned as chairman of Jet Airways in March 2019, after which the airline company had shut down on April 14 citing a financial crisis. 

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