Samajwadi Party's Azam Khan Questioned In Money Laundering Case In UP Jail

Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan was questioned by ED officials after the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) court authorised the ED to question him.

Samajwadi Party's Azam Khan Questioned In Money Laundering Case In UP Jail

Azam Khan is currently lodged in Uttar Pradesh's Sitapur jail (File)

Sitapur (Uttar Pradesh):

Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Azam Khan was questioned by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in connection with a money laundering case at Sitapur Jail in Uttar Pradesh where he is lodged, said ED officials.

The SP leader was grilled by ED officials after the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) court authorised the ED to question him.

On September 20, ED officials said the investigating agency received permission from the court to question UP leaders Azam Khan and Mukhtar Ansari, Atiq Ahmad in connection with an alleged money laundering case.

All three politicians are currently lodged in different jails.

Azam Khan is currently lodged in Uttar Pradesh's Sitapur jail and is facing trial in several cases. Mukhtar Ansari is lodged in the Banda district jail while Atiq, who was in Naini jail in the sate, has now been moved to Sabarmati jail in Ahmedabad.

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