Supreme Court to take Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik plea on release from jail

Nawab Malik. PTI file

Nawab Malik. PTI file

Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik’s request looking for sure fire discharge from jail in an illegal tax avoidance case connected to Dawood Ibrahim will be heard in the Supreme Court, a seat headed by Chief Justice NV Ramana said on Wednesday. The seat, be that as it may, didn’t specify a date. The Bombay High Court had dismissed the application by the clergyman captured in February.

Senior promoter Kapil Sibal, showing up for Malik, referenced the matter for pressing posting of the case on Wednesday in the top court. “This is Nawab Malik’s matter where ED (Enforcement Directorate) is taking procedures. The demonstration came into place in 2005, the exchange is preceding 2000. An exchange from 22 a long time back is looked to continue,” Sibal was accounted for as saying.

Answering this, the main equity said: “OK, we will show it.”

The Enforcement Directorate had captured Malik under the arrangements of the PMLA (Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002). The 62-year-old pioneer had, notwithstanding, referred to his capture and resulting requests as “illicit”.

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Malik’s capture had additionally set off a political column in the state. While the BJP required the clergyman’s capture, the decision alliance had excused the requests, saying the capture was an occasion of the focal government’s “abuse” of focal test offices.

“There is likewise merit in the entries of the Additional Solicitor General (ASG) that simply in light of the fact that the unique court allowed the care of candidate (Malik) wouldn’t make that request illicit ipso facto in light of the fact that the applicant is wronged,” the high court had said.

“In the current case, there is no debate on the authentic viewpoint that guardianship request is passed by the able court of purview the unique court,” the high court had said.

“Furthermore, besides, only on the grounds that the request is against the solicitor, it can’t be named as evidently illicit,” the court had said.

(With inputs from ANI, PTI)

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