Jammu and Kashmir Nationwide Convention on Saturday stated that the attachment of former chief minister Farooq Abdullah’s properties by Enforcement Directorate (ED) was “political vendetta” and an try and “silence the management and dissuade it from voicing assist to political aspirations of the individuals”.
The ED on Saturday seized 2 homes, three plots and one property price Rs 11.86 crore of former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah in relation to JK cricket affiliation fund rip-off. The ED has taken motion below PMLA act.
“The attachment of Abdullah’s properties by ED is political vendetta, meant to settle political scores,” senior get together leaders, together with two sitting MPs Mohammad Akbar Lone and Hasnain Masoodi, stated in a joint assertion.
The leaders, who additionally included get together normal secretary Ali Muhammad Sagar and provincial presidents Nasir Aslam Wani and Devender Singh Rana and several other former ministers, lambasted what they referred to as “the sequence of assaults on the get together management”.
Calling EDs concentrating on of Farooq Abdullah, the leaders stated such acts have been nothing however unwarranted and unjustified.
“There isn’t any proof well worth the title on document to justify the order of attachment of the property. These ancestral belongings had been acquired many years again, and there’s no justification why these ought to be hooked up,” the leaders stated.
“It’s nothing besides political vendetta and an try and silence the management and dissuade it from voicing assist to political aspirations of the individuals of Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh,” the NC leaders stated.
“The checklist of properties consists of two ancestral properties wherein Farooq has a minor share. It reveals the desperation of the BJP which is utilizing its companies to settle political scores,” they stated.
The sudden transfer towards Farooq has been taken to divert consideration from the bottom that BJP appears to be dropping in J&Ok,” the leaders stated.
“It’s not a coincidence that the BJP ordered this motion on the day the DDC polls ended as a result of they know the way badly they’ve fared and at the moment are extracting their revenge prematurely of the drubbing they’ll obtain by the hands of individuals of J&Ok.” the leaders stated within the assertion.