Delhi court allows Robert Vadra to travel abroad on business

 A Delhi court on Friday allowed Robert Vadra, the son-in-law of Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, to travel abroad for business purposes. Special judge Arvind Kumar granted permission to Vadra to travel to Spain from September 21 to October 8. Vadra is facing probe under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).

ED to High Court: Seized Choksi firm’s jewellery for involvement in laundering

Jewellery stock of Gitanjali Gems were seized as it was being in direct control of diamantaire Mehul Choksi, who has refused to join investigation, and involved in money laundering, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) today told the Delhi High Court. ED contended that the proceed of crime generated through criminal activities arising out of the scheduled […]

Delhi Court allows ED to quiz Kashmiri businessman in Terror funding case.

A Delhi court today allowed the Enforcement Directorate to interrogate a Kashmiri businessman in connection with a terror funding case involving LeT chief and 26/11 Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed to unearth the money trail. Additional Sessions Judge Tarun Sherawat allowed the application filed by ED’s counsel Nitesh Rana seeking permission to quiz Zahoor Watali, […]

CBI begins questioning of Rotomac owner Vikram Kothari

The CBI today started questioning of Rotomac owner Vikram Kothari at its Headquarters here in connection with alleged loan default of Rs 3,695 crore towards a consortium of seven nationalised banks, officials said here. Earlier, Kothari was being questioned in Kanpur where his company and residence is located, they said. He was called here by […]

ED summons Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi in PNB fraud PMLA case

The ED today issued summons for appearance to billionaire diamond merchant Nirav Modi and his business partner Mehul Choksi in connection with its money laundering probe in the Rs 11,400 crore alleged fraud in Punjab National Bank (PNB), officials said. They said both Modi and Choksi were summoned under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act […]

Guj-based pharma firm’s director Rajbhushan Omprakash Dixit arrestedand sent to ED custody

A Director of Gujarat-based pharma firm was arrested  last night in a money laundering case related to an alleged Rs 5,000 crore bank fraud case and  was sent to one day custody of Enforcement Directorate, As  custodial interrogation was required, Metropolitan Magistrate Sumeet Anand sent Rajbhushan Omprakash Dixit to custody after special public prosecutor Nitesh Rana, appeared […]

PMLA case: 2nd charge sheet filed against Misa Bharti and her husband

 The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has filed a second charge sheet against RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav’s daughter Misa Bharti and her husband in a money laundering case before a Delhi court, which today kept both charge sheets for consideration on February 5. Irked over the repeated filing of charge sheets by the ED in connection […]

Court refuses bail to Chhagan Bhujbal, nephew Sameer Bhujbal

In a major setback to former Maharashtra minister Chhagan Bhujbal, a local court today rejected his bail application in connection with cases filed under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA). The court also rejected the bail application of his nephew and former Lok Sabha member Sameer Bhujbal. “Both the bail applications are rejected,” said […]

Court extends separatist Shabir Shah’s ED custody by one day

A Delhi court today granted one more day to the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to interrogate Kashmiri separatist leader Shabir Shah in connection with a decade-old case of money laundering for alleged terror financing. While passing the order, Additional Sessions Judge Rakesh Pandit did not agree with the agency’s plea seeking seven more days’ custody of […]

Delhi HC dismisses Virbhadra’s plea to quash PMLA case

The Delhi High Court today refused to quash the money laundering case against Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, his wife and son. The court dismissed the petitions of Singh, his wife Pratibha Singh, son Vikramaditya Singh and another person Chunni Lal. “The petitions are devoid of substance, consequentially the same are dismissed,” Justice R […]