Congress leader DK Shivakumar arrested in money laundering case

WION Web Team
New Delhi Published: Sep 03, 2019, 08:54 PM(IST)

Karnataka Congress Minister DK Shivakumar. Photograph:( ANI )

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The Enforcement Directorate (ED), which was questioning him over the last four days, said he was not cooperating with the investigation.

Congress leader and former Karnataka minister DK Shivakumar was on Tuesday arrested under Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), reported news agency ANI.

The Enforcement Directorate (ED), which was questioning him over the last four days, said he was not cooperating with the investigation, the report added.

Shivakumar maintained that he has not done anything wrong and cooperate with the investigating agency.

ED issued a summon against Shivakumar on August 29 and asked him to appear before it the next day.

Earlier, a Karnataka High Court dismissed his petition challenging the December 2018 summon issued to him.

He had also downplayed the allegations of corruptions levelled against him.

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