<p class="p1">The Enforcement Directorate (ED) yesterday carried out searches at several locations including Mumbai and Delhi in connection with a money laundering case against Tablighi Jamaat Markaz chief Maulana Saad and others, sources said.</p>
<p class="p1">According to top ED sources, the raids were at 20 locations, including seven in Delhi, five in Mumbai, four in Hyderabad, and three in Kerala.</p>
<p class="p1">Besides raiding the residence of Maulana Saad in Zakir Nagar area of Delhi, the searches were conducted at the residential premises in Mumbai's Andheri and SV Road area of a person, who is an alleged associate of Saad.</p>
<p class="p1">Officials refused to divulge any further information on the identity of the people whose houses were being searched.</p>
<p class="p1">In April, the ED had lodged a case after Delhi Police filed an FIR against Maulana Saad on charges of culpable homicide and violation of the lockdown rules amid the pandemic outbreak.</p>.