Money laundering Case: Court asks ED to response on Virbhadra Singh’s plea

Legal Politics

NEW DELHI: A special court in Delhi has sought response from the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to provide documents related to the case of money laundering  against former Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh.

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has sought six weeks of time to file a reply but special court of Patiala House Court said that the time of six weeks is too long and directed the prob agency to respond within two weeks. 

Special Judge Arun Bhardwaj directed the investigating agency to file its reply on the application of Singh and other accused by October 5.

ED had said in its charge sheet that former Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, along with his wife Pratibha Singh, along with other people abd created illegal property of Rs. 7 crore, invested in LIC policy. Other accused include Virbhadra’s wife Pratibha Singh and LIC agent Anand Chauhan.

During the proceedings, the copies of the applications moved by the accused persons were received by advocate Samvedna Verma on behalf of the ED. ED filed a case of money laundering against the former CM on the basis of the complaint filed by the CBI.

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