he Delhi High Court on Friday refused to stay summons issued by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti in a money-laundering case.
A division bench of Chief Justice DN Patel and Justice Jasmeet Singh of the Delhi High Court according to Live Law refused to grant a stay on summons by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) issued to the former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, Mehbooba Mufti on a case against her under S.50 of the Prevention of Money Laundering act.
Upon Ramakrishnan’s submission that on the last date of hearing the ED was “kind enough” to submit that it would not insist on her appearance until Mar 19, Mehta said, “We were not kind, the circumstances were such.”
The court then said that it was not going to grant any stay on the summons.
Mufti was issued summons for appearance on Mar 15. On the last date of hearing the ED had submitted before court that it would not insist upon her appearance until Mar 19.