TTV Dinakaran was booked for money laundering by the Delhi Police yesterday. This is done in connection with the Election Commission bribery case of Rs.50 crores for the reinstatement of the party symbol – Two Leaves which has already seen the arrest of agent Sukesh Chandrasekar. Dinakaran is in judicial custody till May 15th and cooling his heels behind Tihar Jail and is the 3rd politician from Tamilnadu to be imprisoned here.
The Enforcement Directorate case is based on the FIR filed to probe the source of the money and for transacting huge amounts through hawala which is illegal in India. It is now fund that the money was transferred from Chennai to Kochi through hawala channels and from there, it reached Delhi. In connection with this, Dinakaran’s relative Mohanarangan, Lawyer Gopinath and few others were summoned to appear before the investigating officers in New Delhi for further questioning.
The team arrived after finding traces to one Mr Narendra Jain from Sowcarpet but could not locate him. The department is hopeful of getting more information once Mr Jain is nabbed. This has put a sudden break in the over ambitious plans of Mr Dinakaran wanting to become the CM of Tamilnadu which he has always denied it.