The Enforcement Directorate (ED) today knocked the doors of the Supreme Court challenging the Bombay High Court‘s order that granted bail to former Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh in a money laundering case.
The Solicitor General (SG) Tushar Mehta, senior law officer representing the probe agency- ED, mentioned before the Supreme Court the matter and sought an urgent hearing into it.
The bench of the Supreme Court, headed by the CJI Uday Umesh Lalit, in its order, allows an urgent hearing of ED’s plea challenging former Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh’s bail. Supreme Court will hear the matter tomorrow.
The ED had moved the Supreme Court challenging the Bombay High Court’s order that granted bail to former Maharashtra Home Minister, Deshmukh in the money laundering case.
The Bombay High Court had on October 6, Tuesday, granted bail to former state home minister Deshmukh in a money laundering case lodged by the ED.
A single-judge bench of Justice N J Jamadar, had in its order, asked Deshmukh to furnish a personal bail bond of Rs 1 lakh and sureties of the like amount, and also put conditions on him for attendance before the trial court and the investigating agency.
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