The Delhi High Court had adjourned till tomorrow the , hearing on the bail plea of senior congress leader DK Shivakumar’ who was arrested by Enforcement Directorate on September 3 in connection with a money laundering case.
A Delhi court on October 1 extended Shivakumar’s judicial custody till October 15 after ED counsel moved an application seeking further interrogation of Shivakumar in judicial custody in Tihar.
The court allowed the ED to interrogate Shivakumar on October 4 and 5 in the Tihar Jail.
The leader was arrested by the agency on September 3 and was sent to judicial custody in Tihar jail on September 17. Prior to that, he was in ED’s custody for 14 days.
The money laundering case was registered against him by the ED in September last year, based on a complaint filed by the Income Tax department, alleging tax evasion and hawala transactions running into crores.
–India Legal Bureau