Enforcement Directorate has filed prosecution complaint against Deep Ram Thakur & his associates under the provisions of Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002.
ED initiated money laundering investigation on the basis of FIR registered by the Himachal Pradesh Police, Shimla under NDPS Act,1985.
Investigation by ED revealed that Deep Ram Thakur & Others were indulged in illegal drug business for long time and invested proceeds of crime mostly in construction business.
Part of the proceeds of crime was also routed through banking channels to purchase prosperities in the name of relatives.
Earlier in this case, assets worth Rs. 4.48 Crore were provisionally attached by ED under PMLA, which were later confirmed by the Adjudicating Authority and accordingly prosecution complaint under PMLA has been filed against Deep Ram & his associates for punishing the accused for the offence of Money Laundering.
Further investigation is in progress.