K. Kavitha named in case connected with Delhi liquor policy

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More and more high-profile names are getting associated with the controversial and the recently withdrawn Delhi liquor policy. Now the Telangana legislator and the daughter of Telangana’s Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao, K Kavitha has been named by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in a court filing over its investigation into the now-scrapped Delhi liquor policy.

While citing statements by the arrested businessman Amit Arora, ED has claimed that Kavitha was an important member of the ‘South Group’ which paid at least Rs.100 crore in kickbacks to leaders of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) through another arrested businessman Vijay Nair.

"As per the investigation carried so far, Sh Vijay Nair, on behalf of leaders of AAP has at least received kickbacks to the tune of Rs.100 crore from a group; called South Group (controlled by Sh Sarath Reddy, Ms. K Kavitha, Sh Magunta Srinivasulu Reddy) by various persons including Amit Arora. The same has been disclosed by the arrestee Sh Amit Arora in his statements," the ED said.

No comment has come from K Kavitha or her party the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) as yet, regarding the allegation.