Chhattisgarh-based former IAS officer Babulal Agrawal assets worth over Rs 27 crore have been attached by the Enforcement Directorate, Agrawal, a 1988-batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer, was arrested by the agency from his residence in state capital Raipur on November 9 and he is in judicial custody till December 5. He has served as a principal secretary in the Chhattisgarh government and has been arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) also in the past on charges of corruption. The ED had said its criminal case filed against Agrawal, his chartered accountant (CA) Sunil Agrawal, and others was filed under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) after studying a 2010 FIR of the Chhattisgarh anti-corruption bureau and the CBI.

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