Bengaluru tops black money related cases list
- A total of 30 cases have been handed over to ED and CBI.
- 18 cases are from Bengaluru
- Several Jan Dhan accounts in Bengaluru also have come under scanner.
Since the demonetisation move, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has unearthed most number of black money related cases from Bengaluru.
According to the Enforcement Directorate stats, Bengaluru is top on the list with black money related cases.
The Income Tax (I-T) department till now has handed over more than 30 cases related to black money hoarders to Enforcement Directorate (ED) and Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). Shockingly out of 30 cases, 18 cases are from Bengaluru, which now has been transferred to ED and CBI.
The ED has now been instructed to investigate the Jan Dhan accounts, in which huge stash of black money was transferred anonymously. The ED has informed that it has found several such accounts in Bengaluru.
PM Narendra Modi announced demonetisation of ₹ 500 and ₹ 1000 currencies on November 8. Since then over ₹2000 crore of stashed black money has been declared.
Recently huge amount of money in new currency notes were confiscated in Bengaluru in several cases.
The I-T department has transferred 18 cases. Cases from Mumbai, Ludhiana, Pune, Bhopal and Delhi units of I-T department have also been transferred to CBI and ED.