Punjab and Haryana High Court
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The Court opined that since Enforcement Case Investigation Report (‘ECIR’) is not a condition precedent for starting an investigation or inquiry by the Enforcement Directorate and is only an internal record of the department, its quashing would serve no purpose whatsoever.

Allahabad High Court
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“If such influence whether for monetary reason or under threat or coercion, if can be exercised over police and prison authorities so effectively who are basically enforcers of law then it can be well imagined how Abbas Ansari can effectively garner power to influence any witness or to persuade him to change his stand and this aspect if seen in light of the fact that the evidence is yet to commence”

Bombay High Court
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Recording statements at unearthly hours definitely results in deprivation of a person’s sleep, a basic human right of an individual.

Arvind Kejriwal’s arrest in Delhi Excise Liquor Policy
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Earlier, the Delhi High Court had dismissed Arvind Kejriwal’s plea against his arrest and opined that the same was not in contravention with law.

Delhi High Court
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Delhi High Court clarified that it is a legal matter between the petitioner and the Directorate of Enforcement, not a conflict between political parties. It stressed the need for the court to maintain its focus on the legal merits of the case, without being influenced by political dynamics.

Allahabad High Court
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“Mere registration of ECIR does not make a person an accused”

Innocent Purchaser of Tainted Property
Op EdsOP. ED.

by Onkar Thakur†, Nalin Jha†† and Saksham Chaturvedi†††

pre-arrest bail to Amanatullah Khan denied
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“Being a public figure in politics, petitioner is first and foremost in the public service and it is natural that he will always have something or other happening in his constituency. It is for the public figure to find time and appear before the investigating agency, when so required as per the law.”

Amtek Auto
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In 2018, the National Company Law Tribunal approved the resolution plan submitted for Amtek Auto by Liberty House, which was settled with 80% haircut for Deccan Value Investors in November 2021

Constitutional Law Judgments
Experts CornerSiddharth R Gupta

by Siddharth R. Gupta* and Prakruthi N.**
Cite as: 2024 SCC OnLine Blog Exp 20

telangana high court
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“When legislature confers the function of adjudication on an authority under the statute, the same can be performed by such authority within the four corners of the power conferred on it.”

madras high court
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Madras High Court noted that even in the counter, ED have not explained how the provisional attachment can be sustained on merits, in view of the sale in favour of the petitioners

delhi high court
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The accused is the President of the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha, a State Political party in the State of Jharkhand and a sitting Member of the Parliament in Rajya Sabha nominated from the State of Jharkhand.

delhi high court
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“It was also alleged that illegal kidney transplantation was the only occupation of the petitioner, and his entire earnings were from this source only.”

White-Collar Law Judgments
Experts CornerVasanth Rajasekaran

by Vasanth Rajasekaran† and Harshvardhan Korada††
Cite as: 2024 SCC OnLine Blog Exp 3

delhi high court
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The Enforcement Directorate registered an ECIR under the provisions of Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002 for the alleged offense of money laundering under Section 3 of PMLA, punishable under Section 4 of PMLA, based on a scheduled offence allegedly committed under the provisions of Penal Code, 1860.

Criminal Conspiracy as scheduled offence under PMLA
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“The Court also held that it is not necessary that a person against whom the offence under Section 3 of the PMLA is alleged, must be shown as the accused in the scheduled offence.”

calcutta high court
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Calcutta High Court rejected the arguments regarding the discretionary nature of the provision and upheld the mandatory language of Section 44(1)(c) of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002.

High Court weekly Roundup Nov
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A quick legal roundup to cover important stories from all High Courts this week.

orissa high court
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The Court also considered the fact that the accused is a permanent resident of his locality, having his family members and ancestral property, hence, there is no scope of absconding if the accused person is granted bail.