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ED cannot arrest people on whims and fancies; Section 50 PMLA does not include power to arrest: Delhi High Court

High Court referred to Supreme Court's judgement in V Senthil Balaji case and said that non-compliance of Section 19 of PMLA would vitiate the arrest.
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The Delhi High Court held on Thursday held that the power of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to arrest a person under Section 19 of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) is not untrammeled and the ED cannot arrest a person on its whims and fancies [Ashish Mittal v Directorate of Enforcement & Anr].

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Justice Anup Jairam Bhambhani
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