After nine hours of questioning, the officials from Enforcement Directorate released BRS MLC K.Kavitha on Saturday but asked her to appear again on March 16 for further interrogation. The day one questioning on Saturday went on for 9 long hours with Kavitha seen stepping into ED’s office located at APJ Abdul Kalam Road in New Delhi at 11.00 am in the morning and stepped out at 8.00 pm in the evening.
It is learnt that during the interrogation, the ED officials dropped a barrage of questions over MLC K.Kavitha in connection with the Delhi Liquor Scam. According to reports, ED authorities sought to know what connection Kavitha has with the liquor business in Delhi.
The array of question posed to Kavitha by the ED officials are reportedly include what was your role in the liquor scam, Is liquor merchant Arun Ramachandrapillai is your Benami, how much you have invested in the hooch business, do you not have 32.5 percent stakes in Indo Spirit, what are the stakes you have in South Group, where did the money came from, who owns the money invested and sent to Delhi through Hawala?
Apart from this the officials also asked did you meet liquor merchants and AAP leaders at Oberoi Hotel in Delhi, Did you meet Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia and AAP Public Relation Incharge Vijay Nair there, What are your political ties with AAP, Do you help AAP with funds during Punjab and Goa elections and do you meet Sameer Mahendru, the owner of Indo Spirit at your residence in Hyderabad?
The officials also asked Kavitha why have you changed or destroyed nearly ten mobile phones ever since the Liquor scam came to light? If it is not true that Abhishek Boinapally, Buchibabu and others hold talks with Nijay Nair at your behest at ITC Kohinoor Hotel in Hyderabad?
It is also learnt that the ED officials placed the depositions of Vijay Nair, Arun Ramachandra Pillai, Auditor Buchibabu, Abhishek Boinapalli etc before Kavitha during interrogation and sought her explanations on the basis of such built-ups. Although Ramachandra Pillai is already in ED’s custody, it appears that he might not be produced one-on-one with Kavitha on Saturday, the first day of interrogation. The officials leave Kavitha on Sunday but ask her to appear before the agency on March 16 again for further questioning.