The Enforcement Directorate on Saturday filed a chargesheet in opposition to former Aam Aadmi Social gathering (AAP) councillor Tahir Hussain for cash laundering case associated to the communal violence in northeast Delhi in February.
The court docket has taken cognizance of the chargesheet and ordered that Hussain be produced within the court docket on October 19. Hussain is at present in jail for allegedly conspiracy in Delhi riots.
Further Periods Choose Amitabh Rawat took cognisance of the offences underneath part three (cash laundering) learn with part 70 (offences by firms) punishable underneath part four of the Prevention of Cash Laundering Act, 2002, in opposition to Hussain and co-accused Amit Gupta.
The ED was probing the allegation that Hussain and his linked individuals laundered about Rs 1.10 crore funds by utilizing purported shell or dummy firms to gasoline the protests in opposition to the Citizenship Modification Act and the riots.
Communal violence had damaged out in northeast Delhi on February 24 after clashes between citizenship legislation supporters and protesters spiralled uncontrolled, leaving at the very least 53 folks useless and round 200 injured.
(With inputs from PTI)