<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has filed a complaint against meat exporter Moin Qureshi for allegedly extorting money from industrialist Pardeep Koneru. In a recorded statement, the businessman alleged that he paid more than Rs 5 crore to Moin Qureshi for then CBI director A P Singh. The ED got access to the Blackberry Messenger conversations between Qureshi and his employee Aditya Sharma as an evidence to show that there was exchange of money received from Koneru.According to the audio excerpts which were published by the Indian Express, Koneru said he met Qureshi at a social event in Chattarpur Farms in south Delhi in February 2012. And that Qureshi had done his research on his father’s CBI case and told him that for Rs 2-3 crore, “I can manage your case in CBI that will save your legal expenses.”
ALSO READ Moin Qureshi took help of a CBI director to extort Rs 5.7 cr”(Qureshi) said to me whatever the money you will pay is not for me but for incurring lots of expenses of (then CBI chief) A P Singh, like shopping of various merchandise etc in India and abroad, hotel accommodations in India and abroad. Moreover, Moin’s daughter was organising CBI Annual Day functions and we have to incur lot of expenses. He further said that A P Singh used to stay quite often in the accommodation area of Mayfair, London and which caused huge expense to him,” said Koneru in his statement to ED, as per the complaint. According to the complaint, Koneru also told the ED that Qureshi “impressed him showing his photographs with A P Singh”.On Monday, the Enforcement Directorate has alleged in a charge sheet filed in a Delhi court that the meat exporter took the help of a serving CBI director to extort Rs 5.75 crore from a businessman, promising him help in a case being investigated by the CBI.
ALSO READ Delhi HC notice to govt, ED on meat exporter Moin Qureshi’s arrest”Moin Qureshi has extorted Rs 5.75 crore from a businessman under promises of providing help in his family case with the CBI through the then director. One more businessman had to pay Rs 1.75 crore to Qureshi in lieu of the promise to help in a CBI case,” the ED said in a statement making an apparent reference to former Central Bureau of Investigation chief AP Singh.”During the course of investigation certain facts have emerged which constitute the omission and commission of certain acts on the part of certain public servants holding high positions in collusion with Qureshi causing huge amounts of illegal money transactions,” ED has stated.
ALSO READ NBW against Moin Qureshi aideSingh has also been booked by ED under various criminal provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), apart from Qureshi and others.
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