Cong MP Pradyut Bordoloi raises questions in Parliament about ED and IT raids and investigations in Assam

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Published: March 2,2020 04:35 PM
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March 2, 2020: Congress MP Pradyut Bordoloi today raised questions in Lok Sabha regarding ED and IT Department raid and investigation in Assam since 2010.

March 2, 2020: Congress MP Pradyut Bordoloi today raised questions in Lok Sabha regarding ED and IT Department raid and investigation in Assam since 2010.



Bordoloi inquired Minister of state in the Ministry of Finance Anurag Singh Thakur about the number of raids conducted by the Enforcement Directorate and the Income Tax Department each year since 2001, including in the State of Assam, agency-wise, the number of investigations initiated, investigations concluded, convictions secured and cases appealed by each agency each year during this period and the number of investigation and cases pending at the beginning and end of financial year with each agency during this period.



The Minister replied that Income Tax Department carried out 6769 numbers of search & seizure operations in 2010-2020. ED conducted 1741 numbers of raids under PMLA and 1083 number of raids under FEMA.



He added that 13,038 numbers of prosecution cases were launched, 1984 numbers of cases were disposed by the courts and 408 numbers of convictions secured during the period.