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Ex-Punjab CM Channi's nephew Bhupinder Honey sent to 14-day judicial custody View in Punjabi

By Jasleen Kaur -- April 06, 2022 12:23 pm -- Updated:April 06, 2022 4:12 pm

Chandigarh, April 6: The Sessions Court, Jalandhar, has sent former Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi's nephew Bhupinder Singh Honey, facing charges in money laundering and illegal mining cases, to 14-day judicial custody. The next date of hearing has been fixed for April 20.

On April 3, the Enforcement Directorate filed a chargesheet against Bhupinder Singh Honey, the nephew of former Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi, and others in illegal sand mining case.

The chargesheet was filed against Bhupinder Honey and one other accused before the Special Jalandhar Court under Sections of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act.

Ex-Punjab CM Channi's nephew Bhupinder Honey sent to 14-day judicial custody

Honey's case is being represented by Harneet Oberoi. The ED had twice got Honey's custody and was later remanded to judicial custody. He was arrested during the intervening night of February 3 and 4 by the ED.

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According to the ED documents, Honey has confessed that Rs 10 crore recovered by the ED during raids belonged to him.

Ex-Punjab CM Channi's nephew Bhupinder Honey sent to 14-day judicial custody

The ED official had said that they seized incriminating documents pertaining to illegal sand mining, property transactions, cell phones, gold worth above Rs 21 lakh and a watch worth Rs 12 lakh and cash Rs 10 crore during the raid.

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Ex-Punjab CM Channi's nephew Bhupinder Honey sent to 14-day judicial custody

-PTC News

 

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