New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate has attached properties worth Rs 8,040 crore from people who have committed economic offence and have fled overseas, the Lok Sabha was informed today. Arun Jaitley
Sharing the information during Question Hour, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said, “In the last two and a half years, government has taken a series of steps against black money and against those who (have) committed economic offences”.
He said under the existing law like Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) and Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), attachment orders against “Kingfisher owner” too have have been issued by the Enforcement Directorate.
He was replying to the Opposition members who raised several supplementary queries on the same.
As members including Saugata Roy of Trinamool Congress took names, Deputy Speaker M Thambidurai disallowed naming anyone.
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