New Delhi, Mar 16 ( ILNS) A Delhi Court today sent Vikas Mishra, brother of Trinamool Congress (AITC) leader Vinay Mishra, to six days custodial remand of the Enforcement Directorate in a money laundering case registered against him regarding coal and cattle smuggling scam.
Special CBI Judge Ajay Gulati passed the said orders, after Mishra was produced before it. “I find that the custodial interrogation of accused Vikas Mishra is necessary to unearth the conspiracy, to trace the proceeds of the crime and confront the accused with other witnesses/documents/evidences,” the court said.
Special Public Prosecutors (SPPs) Naveen Kumar Matta and Nitesh Rana, appearing for the ED, argued that 14 days custodial remand was necessary to confront the accused with various evidences, documents and witnesses.
The SPPs further argued that the probe was at a crucial stage and a number of witnesses were yet to be examined.
He will now be produced before the court on March 22. ILNS/ANB/SNG/JR