A court docket in Delhi has prolonged the Enforcement Directorate (ED) custody of former Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP KD Singh, arrested in a money-laundering case, until January 25.
KD Singh, who was arrested on Tuesday, was produced earlier than Particular Choose Anuradha Shukla Bhardwaj on the expiry of his three-day ED custody granted earlier.
In search of an extension of his custody by 11 days, ED Particular Public Prosecutor NK Matta advised the court docket that the previous MP’s additional custodial interrogation was required.
NK Matta advised the court docket that the paperwork recovered as a part of proof have been voluminous and that the accused was additionally required to be confronted with a number of people within the matter.
KD Singh was arrested below provisions of the Prevention of Cash Laundering Act (PMLA).
The central probe company had carried out searches on the premises of the previous MP and people linked to him in September, 2019 in reference to two PMLA circumstances.
KD Singh has been the chairman of the Alchemist group and whereas he resigned from the put up in 2012, he’s acknowledged to be the Chairman Emeritus and founding father of the enterprise group. The ED is probing him as a part of two money-laundering circumstances.