Mehbooba withdraws her plea challenging PMLA section in Delhi HC


NEW DELHI: Mehbooba Mufti withdrew her plea in opposition to the Prevention of Cash Laundering Act, 2002 (PMLA) from the Delhi Excessive Court docket Wednesday in view of the current ruling of the Supreme Court docket on the anti-money laundering legislation.

Mufti is the President of People’s Democratic Party and former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir.

A division bench of Chief Justice Satish Chandra Sharma and Justice Subramonium Prasad disposed of the petition.

Mufti had challenged Section 50 of the PMLA claiming that ever since her launch from custody after the formal abrogation of Article 370 of the Structure, the state has been hostile in opposition to her, her acquaintances, and previous household pals, who’ve all been summoned by the Enforcement Directorate. “Their personal devices were seized in the course,” she had complained.

Mufti had said that she was not knowledgeable if she was being summoned as an accused or as a witness, what she was being summoned in reference to, and what the scheduled offense below the PMLA was which gave rise to the proceedings in respect of which summons had been issued to me.

In accordance with Mufti, she was not the topic of investigation, nor was she an accused, in any of the scheduled offenses below the PMLA.

However, the Supreme Court docket was additionally listening to a batch of petitions difficult a number of provisions of the PMLA.

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