Bineesh Kodiyeri helped drug case accused for money laundering, ED states in charge sheet
Bengaluru: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has levelled a serious allegations against Bineesh Kodiyeri in connection with the money laundering case. The ED stated in the charge sheet that Bineesh helped the accused in the Bengaluru drug case for laundering black money.
The ED had already informed the court that drug case accused Anoop Muhammed is benami of Bineesh Kodiyeri. He set up the contact with Anoop Muhammed and Bijesh Raveendran for money laundering, the ED had found out.
Bineesh has high level contacts in the state government. So, he claimed to many people that he can get several government contracts and received commission for the same. Some people have given statements that Bineesh offered them up to 3-4 percent commission. The ED also found that Bineesh and the drug case accused also held talks about getting contracts.
Bineesh managed bank transactions worth Rs 5.17 crores within the last 7 years. But he submitted income tax returns for only Rs 1.22 crore, it is pointed out in the charge sheet along with evidence.
Bineesh Kodiyeri was arrested from Bengaluru in October last year in connection with the money laundering case. Currently, he is remanded in Parappana Agrahara prison in Bengaluru.