The ED has alleged in the charge sheet that it was Vijay Nair, who orchestrated this entire scam. Vijay Nair is in jail in the Delhi liquor scam case.
According to sources, the national probe agency has issued notices to the trio asking them to show cause as to why their property will not be attached.
The ED initiated an investigation under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) on the basis of an FIR registered against Jena, the former 'Safei Mohareer' (cleaning assistant), posted in the office of Additional Sub-Collector (settlement) in Puri district by the Vigilance police station, Bhubaneswar, for offences committed under Section 13(2) read with Section 13(1)(e) of the Prevention of Corruption Act.
Archana Nag, the mastermind behind the honey trap case, was sent to Jharapada jail after the Additional District Judge (ADJ)-3 in Bhubaneswar rejected the Enforcement Directorate's remand petition.
Responding to media queries on who (which politician) she thinks might have trapped her, Archana said she has no idea.
As per sources, Archana, who was involved in one of the biggest sextortion scandals of the State, was staying on rent at Swain’s Jagamara residence.
Shradhanjali, who was grilled for around 14 hours by the ED, reportedly told the officials the names of some influential people from whom Archana had extorted money.
The investigation of ED into the sensational honey-trapping case involving lady blackmailer Archana Nag is gaining steam with each passing day.
According to sources, a five-member team of the national investigating agency is questioning the honey trap queen's father at its office to elicit more information about her modus operandi.
The ED had also written a letter to the Jharkhand Police Commissioner to make appropriate security arrangements ahead of his questioning.
The ED made this submission while opposing the actor's bail plea in connection with a money laundering case pertaining to Rs 200 crore extortion matter involving multimillionaire conman Sukesh Chandrashekhar, an official said on Saturday.
Earlier, the EOW officials had recorded the testimony of another Bollywood actress Nora Fatehi in the matter.
The financial probe agency raided the premises associated with PayTM, Razorpay and Cashfree, all payment gateways which allegedly facilitated transactions on loan apps unauthorisedly run by Chinese-owned firms.
The developments followed Raut skipping two ED summons and then seeking time till August 7 as he was tied up in Parliament-related commitments.
A team of ED along with a posse of police and Central security agency landed at Raut's Bhandup residence at dawn as part of the investigations into the Patra Chawl land scam case.