[PMLA] Courts cannot proceed on preponderance of probabilities; allegations must be proved beyond reasonable doubt: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court held that in PMLA cases, the courts must look into the material collected by the enforcement authorities to show whether a prima facie case is made out or not.
Supreme Court, PMLA
Supreme Court, PMLA

The Supreme Court on Thursday held that in cases under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002 (PMLA), courts cannot proceed based on preponderance of probabilities but will require evidence beyond reasonable doubt [J Sekar @Sekar Reddy v. Director of Enforcement].

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