Trinamool Congress MP Abhishek Banerjee has moved the Supreme Court docket of India in opposition to the summons issued to him by the Enforcement Directorate in a money laundering case linked to the West Bengal coal rip-off.
The ED summoned Abhishek Banerjee and his fundamental other Rujira to appear for questioning on March 21 and 22. Banerjee and his fundamental other had earlier moved the Delhi Excessive Court docket in opposition to the ED’s summons, stating that since each are residents of West Bengal they’ll also fair nonetheless no longer be called by the agency to appear earlier than it in the national capital.
On the opposite hand, their plea develop into as soon as disregarded by the excessive court docket on March 11. Following this, the ED issued contemporary summons to Banerjee and his fundamental other to depose earlier than the financial probe agency’s workplace in Delhi.
Abhishek Banerjee, the nephew of TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee, moved the Supreme Court docket, annoying the Delhi Excessive Court docket’s advise that disregarded his plea in the case and making an strive for a distinct recede petition.