A suspect in the Rs 2,000 crore liquor scam in Chhattisgarh, Nitesh Purohit, was detained by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday.
The second arrest in this case occurred today. Later on in the day, Purohit will be brought before a Special PMLA court. The ED is prepared to ask for his incarceration.
Anwar Dhebar, the brother of Raipur Mayor Ajaz Dhebar, was identified as the primary mastermind behind the liquor scam by the ED on Monday.
Currently, Anwar is under the custody of the ED. In the early hours of May 6, he was apprehended while attempting to flee and get out of a hotel through the backdoor.