ED cannot investigate offence other than money laundering, cannot assume that predicate offence has been committed: Delhi High Court

The High Court said that if the ED comes to a conclusion that an offence other than money laundering has been committed, it would be obliged to furnish the information to the concerned agency.
Enforcement Directorate
Enforcement Directorate

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday held that the Enforcement Directorate (ED) does not have the powers to investigate any offence other than money laundering and the agency cannot assume by itself that a predicate offence has been committed [M/S Prakash Industries Limited v Union of India and Anr].

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