ACB conducts searches at properties of Chhagan Bhujbal

Mumbai/Nashik: The Anti Corruption Bureau of the Maharashtra Police today conducted searches at various properties belonging to the NCP leader Chhagan Bhujbal and his family members in Nashik, Mumbai, Thane and Navi Mumbai.

Former PWD minister and NCP leader Chhagan Bhujbal
Former PWD minister and NCP leader Chhagan Bhujbal
The former PWD minister reacted to the development saying that he was being targeted by the BJP-Shiv Sena government in an “unprecedented” manner.

The properties searched included ‘Bhujbal Farm’, his farmhouse near Nashik, houses and offices in Nashik and offices at Manmad as well as at Yewla, which he represents in the state Assembly.

In a statement, ACB said there were seven properties in Mumbai, two in Thane, five in Nashik and two in Pune where searches were underway to ascertain the assets owned by Chhagan Bhujbal, his son, MLA Pankaj Bhujbal and nephew Samir Bhujbal.

The searches began at 9.30 in the morning simultaneously at the properties belonging to Chhagan Bhujbal and his wife Meena Bhujbal, Pankaj Bhujbal and his wife Vishakha, Samir Bhujbal and his wife Shefali.

“We conducted this search operation to make a documentations that would be presented before the court in connection with Maharashtra Sadan scam,” said Gyaneshwar Awari, investigation offi