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    Over 104 Cr deposited in BSP account

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    Over 104 Cr deposited in BSP account

    NEW DELHI: The ED today detected cash deposits totalling over Rs104 crore in an account belonging to the BSP and Rs 1.43 crore in an account belonging to party Supremo Mayawati's brother Anand in a branch of United Bank of here, sources in the Enforcement Directorate said.

                Officials said the agency, Enforcement Directorate, as part of its routine survey and enquiry operations to check suspicious and huge cash deposits in banks, today visited the Karol Bagh branch of the UBI and found huge deposits made in these two accounts post-demonetisation.

          Attempts to elicit a response from BSP on the issue failed.

                They said the sleuths called for the records of the deposits made in the  BSP account and found that while  Rs 102 crore was deposited in Rs 1,000 notes, the rest Rs 3 crore was deposited  in the old Rs 500 notes.

                Officials said they were were astonished to find huge cash of about Rs 15-17 crore being desposited every other day.

                The agency also detected another account in the same branch belonging to Anand, brother of BSP chief Mayawati, where a total of Rs 1.43 crore funds was found.  A sum of 18.98 lakh came into account using the old notes after the ban.

                The ED has sought full details about the two accounts from the bank even as it is understood that the agency will write to the Income Tax department which has the powers to go into the legality of donations and contributions made to political parties.

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