ED questions Punjab Minister Majithia

Tuesday 30th December 2014 07:20 EST

Jalandhar: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) questioned Punjab Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia for over four hours in connection with its probe into the alleged money laundering in the Rs 60 billion international drug racket case. According to ED sources, Majithia's statement has been recorded and he has assured full cooperation in the probe. Emerging out of the ED office, Majithia told reporters that the "truth will and must come out. I will proactively cooperate with ED in the investigation... I could have asked for another date to appear before it but I have come on the first opportunity..." The minister also submitted to the investigators records of some of his financial statements and transactions, as had been sought by the agency.

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