Bhagalpur, Feb 04: Enforcement Directorate (ED) today seized gangster Jaiprakash Mandal's movable and immovable assets worth Rs 8.38 crores in Bhagalpur.
Official sources said here that a special team arrived from Patna and seized Mandal's movable and immovable assets worth Rs 8,38 crores, including petrol pump, mall, cash deposited in several bank accounts, vehicles and other properties.
The action was taken on the basis of a letter written by SSP of Bhagalpur to Economic Offence Unit(EOU) of Bihar police.
After verification of the charges against Mandal, the matter was referred by EOU to ED for action.
The ED had filed 12 FIRs against him and chargesheets were also filed in some cases.
Mandal had also transferred some of his assets to his wife Ratna Devi and son Pravin Mandal to escape from the action of law enforcing bodies. (UNI)