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December 6, 2022

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Money laundering case: Court prone to pronounce order on ex-Maha minister Nawab Malik’s bail plea

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Court extends judicial custody of NCP leader Nawab Malik in ED case 

By PTI

MUMBAI: A particular courtroom right here is prone to pronounce its order on Thursday on the bail plea of former Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik in a cash laundering case linked to the actions of fugitive gangster Dawood Ibrahim and his aides.

Special decide R N Rokade on November 14 reserved his order on Malik’s bail plea after listening to prolonged arguments put forth by each side.

The Enforcement Directorate arrested the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief in February this yr.

He is in judicial custody and at present present process therapy at a non-public hospital right here. Malik moved a daily bail plea earlier than the particular courtroom in July.

The NCP chief sought bail pleading there is no such thing as a predicate offence in opposition to him to prosecute him for cash laundering.

The probe company, nonetheless, opposed the bail stating the case registered by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in opposition to Dawood Ibrahim and his henchmen is taken into account a predicate offence.

The ED has claimed the accused was coping with Ibrahim and his sister Hasina Parkar and “there is no question of him being innocent”.

The ED’s case in opposition to Malik is predicated on an FIR filed by the NIA in opposition to Dawood Ibrahim, a chosen world terrorist and key accused within the 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts case, and his aides beneath the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA).

MUMBAI: A particular courtroom right here is prone to pronounce its order on Thursday on the bail plea of former Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik in a cash laundering case linked to the actions of fugitive gangster Dawood Ibrahim and his aides.

Special decide R N Rokade on November 14 reserved his order on Malik’s bail plea after listening to prolonged arguments put forth by each side.

The Enforcement Directorate arrested the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief in February this yr.

He is in judicial custody and at present present process therapy at a non-public hospital right here. Malik moved a daily bail plea earlier than the particular courtroom in July.

The NCP chief sought bail pleading there is no such thing as a predicate offence in opposition to him to prosecute him for cash laundering.

The probe company, nonetheless, opposed the bail stating the case registered by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in opposition to Dawood Ibrahim and his henchmen is taken into account a predicate offence.

The ED has claimed the accused was coping with Ibrahim and his sister Hasina Parkar and “there is no question of him being innocent”.

The ED’s case in opposition to Malik is predicated on an FIR filed by the NIA in opposition to Dawood Ibrahim, a chosen world terrorist and key accused within the 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts case, and his aides beneath the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA).