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ED attaches assets of Sweka Powertech in CWG scam

ED attaches assets of  Sweka Powertech in CWG scam

New Delhi, Jul 19 (UNI) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has attached assets worth Rs 1.43 crore of Sweka Powertech Engg Pvt Ltd in Commonwealth Games scam, an official statement said here on Friday.

The attached assets consists of an Industrial plot at Roz-ka-Meo Industrial Area at Mewat in Haryana, valued at Rs 83.20 lakh and also a fixed deposit of Rs 59.63 lakh, in the name of Sweka Powertech Engg Pvt Ltd.

The central financial probe agency's move under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, after the charge sheet filed by CBI against the then Superintending Engineer DK Sugan, then Executive Engineering OP Mahla, Sweka Powertech Engg Pvt Ltd and its directors namely Jasminder Pal Singh and Tejinder Pal Singh and others for fraud and criminal conspiracy in award of a tender to Sweka Powertech Engg Pvt Ltd, for up-gradation of street lighting in Delhi during the Commonwealth Games by MCD and thereby, causing wrongful loss to government to the tune of Rs 1.43 crore.

All the accused and the company have been convicted in the New Delhi CBI court, under the Prevention of Corruption Act.

ED Investigation revealed that the accused had acquired proceeds of crime of Rs 1.43 crore by way of criminal activities related to offence of fraud and criminal conspiracy and integrated thesaid proceeds of crime with their normal business activity.

The Proceeds of Crime were projected and claimed accordingly as untainted thereby leading to commission of offence of money laundering, the probe agency said.



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