ED quizzes Jalandhar-based biz magnate Shital Vij over Rs 3 lakh in new notes in SUV | punjab | Hindustan Times
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ED quizzes Jalandhar-based biz magnate Shital Vij over Rs 3 lakh in new notes in SUV

Sources said this money was withdrawn in the name of ‘Chinar Forging’, a company owned by Shitesh Vij, son of Shital Vij. “Self-cheques and number of withdrawal slips were seized from two occupants of the car and the currency appeared to be obtained from bank...ED is investigating whether the currency and transactions in documents are as per norms of government,” said a senior ED official.

punjab Updated: Dec 14, 2016 23:37 IST
Ravinder Vasudeva
Industrialist Shital Vij comes out of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) office in Jalandhar on Wednesday.
Industrialist Shital Vij comes out of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) office in Jalandhar on Wednesday.(HT Photo)

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday quizzed Jalandhar industrialist Shital Vij in a case pertaining to transaction of Rs 3 lakh. As per ED officials, an SUV was intercepted around 6 pm and Rs 3 lakh were recovered in new currency.

Sources said this money was withdrawn in the name of ‘Chinar Forging’, a company owned by Shitesh Vij, son of Shital Vij. “Self-cheques and number of withdrawal slips were seized from two occupants of the car and the currency appeared to be obtained from bank...ED is investigating whether the currency and transactions in documents are as per norms of govt,” said a senior ED official.

After coming out of the ED office, Vij said he had clarified the position of his son’s company.

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