HC refuses to stay summons issued to Mehbooba Mufti by
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NEW DELHI: The Delhi excessive courtroom on Friday refused to remain summons issued to former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti by the Enforcement Directorate in a cash laundering case.
A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice Jasmeet Singh stated they don’t seem to be granting any reduction to the PDP chief.
The courtroom requested the ED to file a brief notice of submission together with compilation of judgements relied upon by them earlier than the subsequent date on April 16.
Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, representing the ED, stated Mufti simply has to look earlier than the officers.
The ED, which had earlier summoned Mufti for March 15, has not been issued summons for March 22.
The former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister has been summoned for March 22.
Senior advocate Nitya Ramakrishnan, representing Mufti, urged the courtroom to ask ED to not insist for her private presence as was achieved earlier.
To this, the bench stated, “We are not giving any stay. We are not granting any relief.”
Mufti has sought quashing of summons issued to her by the ED in a cash laundering case.
She has additionally sought to declare part 50 (energy of ED officer to document assertion) of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act as void and inoperative, being unfairly discriminatory, bereft of safeguards, and violative of Article 20(three) of the Constitution.
She has additionally sought an interim keep on the summons till the query of regulation in relation to constitutionality of Section 50 of the Act is determined.


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