Supreme Court raises eyebrows over Tamil Nadu government challenging ED summons to District Collectors

The summons were issued in connection with the ED's probe into an alleged sand mining scam. The Court orally observed today that only the collectors could have challenged the summons, in their personal capacity.
ED, Tamil Nadu map and Supreme court
ED, Tamil Nadu map and Supreme court

The Supreme Court on Friday questioned how the State of Tamil Nadu could have filed a writ petition before the Madras High Court challenging summons issued to five district collectors by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in connection with a money-laundering case [Directorate of Enforcement vs State of Tamil Nadu and ors].

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