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NCP Leader Chhagan Bhujbal Gets Bail in Money Laundering Case

Bhujbal and his nephew Sameer were arrested two years ago under various charges of corruption and money-laundering.

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NCP leader Chhagan Bhujbal. 
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Bombay High Court on 4 May, granted bail to senior NCP leader Chhagan Bhujbal in a money laundering case after he spent two years in jail.

Bhujbal, 70, a prominent OBC leader, and his nephew Sameer were arrested two years ago under various charges of corruption and money-laundering amounting to crores of rupees filed by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB), besides seizing their properties in different parts of Maharashtra.

In Dec 2017, a special Mumbai PMLA court had rejected Chagan Bhujbal's bail. After this he approached the Bombay High Court.

The charges against the accused involve money laundering in the contract for construction of the state’s guest house, Maharashtra Sadan, in Delhi. It also involved the Kalina land-grabbing case in Mumbai, reported NDTV.

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