“Since they cannot fight face to face with Maha Vikas Aghadi, they have attacked from behind like Afzal Khan. They should not accept the resignation of Nawab Malik, rejoice over the arrest of a minister by fraud. We will keep fighting and win. Kansa and Ravana were also killed. This is Hindutva. The fight has just begun. Jai Maharashtra, read Raut’s tweet, roughly translated from Marathi. Bharatiya Janata Party demands the resignation of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader And if they didn’t, then threatened to resign.
A special PMLA court in Mumbai on Wednesday sent Maharashtra minister and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Nawab Malik to the Director of Enforcement.Dawood Ibrahim remained in custody till March 3 in the money laundering case.
Court allows Nawab Malik to take his medicines and home cooked food during his 8-day ED custody.
Speaking to media persons, Maharashtra BJP chief Chandrakant Patil said, “Nawab Malik has been arrested, he should resign now. We demand his resignation. If he doesn’t, we will protest.” How are they running the government? There is a long list. You will get tired of reading the allegations against Maharashtra ministers.”
Earlier in the day, the Enforcement Directorate had arrested NCP leader Malik in connection with a money-laundering probe related to the activities of underworld, fugitive gangster Dawood Ibrahim.
Malik was also produced in the special PMLA court in Mumbai today. The ED had also sought 14-day custody of the NCP leader.
According to sources, Malik was not cooperating during the interrogation.
Earlier in the day, the ED had summoned Malik in the alleged money laundering case involving underworld don Dawood Ibrahim.
Last week, the ED on Tuesday raided the residence of Dawood Ibrahim’s sister Haseena Parkar in Mumbai in connection with the money laundering case. (ANI)
First published:February 23, 2022, 9:13 pm