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CPI(M) leader’s son Bineesh Kodiyeri credited large amount of unaccounted funds into drug peddler’s bank accounts, alleges ED

New Delhi (ILNS): In connection with the arrest of Bineesh Kodiyeri, son of Kerala CPI (M) leader Kodiyeri Balakrishnan, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has alleged that the former credited “huge amount of unaccounted funds” into the bank accounts of a drug peddler.

The agency has alleged that the “drug peddler” in this case, Mohammed Anoop, was a ‘benamidar’ of Bineesh.

Yesterday, ED had arrested Bineesh Kodiyeri under relevant sections of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) case related to drugs seizure.

The agency later produced him before a local court which had sent him to ED custody till November 2.

Benamidar is a person in whose name the benami property is held or transferred, and a beneficial owner of the person for whose benefit the property is being held by the benamidar.

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Reportedly, the central probe agency had thrice questioned Bineesh Kodiyeri about his alleged links with an accused, M Anoop, was arrested by the ED on October 17 in this case. 


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