New Delhi: The Delhi Benami Prohibition Unit (BPU) of the Income Tax department has attached Benami asset worth Rs 150 crore allegedly belonging to Kuldeep Bishnoi and Chander Mohan, the sons of late former Haryana chief minister Bhajan Lal.
Bishnoi is a sitting Congress MLA from Adampur Assembly seat.
According to the sources, the I-T department has attached Bristol Hotel in Haryana’s Gurugram and the asset is owned in the name of a company named Bright Star Hotel Private Limited.
Thirty-four per cent shares of Bright Star are held in name of a front company registered in the British Virgin Islands and operated inter alia from United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Benami properties are those in which the real beneficiary is not the one in whose name the property has been purchased.