Huge relief for MP Shobha Karandlaje in money laundering case 

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BENGALURU: Union Minister of State Shobha Karandlaje got relief from the Special Court for People’s Representatives in connection with a money laundering case.

She was the 24th accused in the illegal money transfer case. She told the court that she had no role in the case and that she should released. The court, after hearing the petition, issued an order discharging her from the case.

In March 2014, a case was registered against 24 people under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act. The ED had filed a case regarding the illegal denotification of 360 acres by the Karnataka Industrial Areas Development Board (KIADB). It was alleged that money was illegally transferred to Shobha Karandlaje’s account through a private company.

Former BJP minister Katta Subrahmanya Naidu is also an accused in the case. The ED had registered a case against Shobha Karandlaje for allegedly laundering Rs 44 crore.

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