Nawab Malik Habeas Corpus plea: LIVE UPDATES from Bombay High Court

The Bombay High Court will hear today a Habeas Corpus plea filed by Maharashtra Cabinet Minister Nawab Malik challenging the case of money laundering registered against him by the Enforcement Directorate.
Nawab Malik Habeas Corpus plea: LIVE UPDATES from Bombay High Court
Nawab Malik, Bombay HC

The Bombay High Court will hear today a Habeas Corpus plea filed by Maharashtra Cabinet Minister Nawab Malik challenging the case of money laundering registered against him by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and seeking his immediate release from ED custody.

A Bench of Justices PB Varale and SM Modak will hear the matter.

ED had arrested Malik on allegations that he purchased a property at a rate lower than market value from Dawood.

Special Judge RN Rokade had initially remanded him to ED custody reasoned that sufficient time would be required to investigate proceeds of crime which traversed over the last 20 years.

The special judge today morning sent Malik to judicial custody till March 21.

Read live updates from Bombay High Court below.

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