Shiv Sena MP Bhavana Gawali on Wednesday skipped showing up before the Enforcement Directorate here for addressing in an illegal tax avoidance case, saying she is unwell due to chikungunya disease.
The organization had given summons to the 48-year-old MP for Wednesday during which her assertion should be recorded.
Her legal advisor let journalists know that they had presented a clinical endorsement to the researching official of the case that expressed her ailment and looked for exception from appearance for about a fortnight.
Gawali is a sitting Lok Sabha part from the Yavatmal-Washim body electorate in Maharashtra.
She was first called by the organization to show up on October 4, however she looked for intermission and another date refering to work responsibilities.
In September, ED had captured her associate Saeed Khan in the criminal case documented under the arrangements of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).
The ED, while taking the guardianship of Khan, guaranteed under the watchful eye of an uncommon PMLA court that Gawali criminally schemed to change over a trust into a privately owned business through Khan by “imitation and extortion” for layering of assets worth around Rs 18 crore.
It is perceived that the organization needs to interrogate Gawali concerning her connections with Khan and the trust recognized as ‘Mahila Utkarsha Pratishthan’ and related exchanges. PTI