Nagpur: The Enforcement Directorate’s (ED) pursuit to dig out evidence in an alleged corruption case against former Maharashtra Home Minister and senior Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Anil Deshmukh continued on Saturday in Second Capital of the State too. Following the raids on an engineering college known to be controlled by him on Friday, the officials of ED raided Hotel Travotel belonged to Deshmukh. While action is underway at the hotel sources confirmed that ED had seized some documents from the college on Friday afternoon.
It is pertinent to mention that, a team of four ED officers and about 20 armed Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel had reached the Nagpur Institute of Technology (NIT) Fetri on Friday.
NIT College is run by Shri Sai Shikshan Sanstha, which is headed by Deshmukh. His wife Aarti is the organisation’s vice-president, while his eldest son and zilla parishad member Salil is its secretary.
Deshmukh’s youngest son Hrishikesh is the organisation’s executive committee member.
The entire college premise was cordoned by CRPF jawans, and ED officers seized several documents and questioned the institute’s employees. The team left the spot with the seized documents around 3.30pm.