The Delhi High Court on Tuesday reserved its order on former Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) councillor Tahir Hussain's plea against framing of charges against him in a money laundering case related to the North-east Delhi riots of 2020. .Single-judge Justice Anu Malhotra directed the Enforcement Directorate (ED) as well as Hussain to file their written statements (not exceeding three pages), within two days. .The ED has alleged that the Hussain "hatched a conspiracy with his associates to fraudulently withdraw money" from the accounts of certain companies owned and controlled by him through bogus and malafide transactions and this money was then put to use during the riots..Advocate Zoheb Hossain appeared for the ED and told the court today that the allegations against Hussain is that he funded the riots. He said that the law is settled on the aspect of the framing of charges and the plea is a fit case to proceed before the trial court. He demanded that plea before the High Court should be dismissed..However, advocate Navin Malhotra, appearing for Hussain, stated that at best, the allegations against him constitute violation of the GST Act and not Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA). .Additional Sessions Judge (ASJ) Amitabh Rawat of the Karkardooma Courts had framed charges against Hussain under Section 3 of the PMLA which is punishable under Section 4 of the Act..After perusing the Enforcement Directorate’s (ED) complaint, witness statements and accompanying documents, the Sessions Judge had said that it prima facie emerged that, Hussain engaged in money laundering.