The Rouse Avenue Court docket on Wednesday despatched former Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP and Businessman KD Singh to judicial custody until February 9, who has been arrested in reference to an alleged cash laundering case.
Particular Decide Gitanjali Goel at this time despatched him to Judicial custody whereas Enforcement Directorate (ED) officers will produce him within the court docket after the ED remand is concluded.
He was arrested by Enforcement Directorate on January 13 within the case and until then he was on ED remand.
Earlier, ED sought his remand and submitted that because the report is voluminous in quantity and he must be confronted with different public individuals too within the custodial remand. ED counsels submitted that KD Singh was evasive in replies and has a non-cooperative angle. Whereas arresting all procedures had been adopted.
“Now we have offered him with all necessities,” ED said.
KD Singh’s lawyer throughout arguments had submitted that his consumer had by no means been related to the 2 corporations that ED had named within the matter. Senior Advocate Vikram Chaudhary appeared for him and had raised questions over KD Singh’s arrest within the current matter.
The ED had arrested KD Singh not too long ago in reference to a cash laundering case below the Prevention of Cash Laundering Act (PMLA). He was a Rajya Sabha member of the TMC in 2014.
In June 2019, the ED had connected property value over Rs 239 crore belonging to a agency allegedly linked to KD Singh. It has been alleged that the Ponzi case wherein KD Singh’s agency is being probed is pegged round Rs 1900 crore.
In September 2019, the ED had carried out searches on the premises of KD Singh in a cash mlaundering probe associated to Alchemist Infra Realty LLC.