Delhi lawyer Rohit Tandon arrested, to be produced in court today

It is to be noted that Tandon is believed to be a key link in a money-laundering network that has surfaced with a series of arrests over the past few days.

Delhi lawyer Rohit Tandon arrested, to be produced in court today

A fortnight after Crime Branch and Delhi Police had raided T&T law firm in Greater Kailash, now it's owner Delhi-based lawyer Rohit Tandon has been arrested by Enforcement Directorate for the ongoing money laundering case against him.

It has been reported that Tandon was arrested on December 28, and will be produced in court today, December 29. In the raid earlier, the police and crime branch seized nearly Rs. 13.5 crore, of which Rs. 2.6 crore was in new banknotes released after demonetisation.


However, Tandon, during questioning, claimed he can account for the money and some of it belongs to clients.

It is to be noted that Tandon is believed to be a key link in a money-laundering network that has surfaced with a series of arrests over the past few days.

Following investigation on the Paras Mal Lodha and Rohit Tandon cases, reports had said that Rohit Tandon had revealed that Kotak Mahindra Bank Manager Ashishh Kumar had received an amount of Rs 51 crore from him. It further said that the Bank manager had made drafts of Rs 38 crore on fictitious amounts which were later cancelled by the Income Tax department. As conversion money Ashish Kumar got Rs 13 crore.

The Enforcement Directorate arrested Ashish Kumar, the manager of Kotak Mahindra Bank in K.G. Marg on December 28 in connection with its money laundering probe in a criminal case of detection of nine alleged fake accounts with deposits worth Rs. 34 crore post demonetisation.