Person bribing public servant can be booked under PMLA: Supreme Court

A division bench of Chief Justice UU Lalit and Justice Bela M Trivedi said that the intention on the part of the person handing over the money as a bribe is what is relevant.
Supreme Court, PMLA
Supreme Court, PMLA

The Supreme Court on Monday held that if a person hands over money to a public servant with an intention to bribe him, then the person is said to be a party connected to the 'proceeds of crime' and is liable to be booked under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) [Directorate of Enforcement vs Padmanabhan Kishore].

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