Patna High Court stays money laundering case after accused says liquor prohibition law not Scheduled Offence under PMLA

Justice Satyavrat Verma asked the ED to file its reply to the petition seeking quashing of the Enforcement Case Information Report (ECIR) registered by the ED in 2022.
Patna High Court
Patna High Court

The Patna High Court recently stayed the money laundering case against an accused person booked by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for alleged supply of liquor in Bihar in violation of the Bihar Excise Prohibition Act, 2016 [Sunil Bhardwaj @ Sunil Kumar v. Deputy Director, Directorate Of Enforcement].

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