Delhi high court to hear bail plea of DK Shivakumar on October 14
The Enforcement Directorate had also questioned DK Shivakumar's daughter Aishwarya and Belagavi Rural MLA Lakshmi Hebbalkar in connection with a money laundering case.
New Delhi: The Delhi high court is all set to resume hearing the bail plea of senior Congress leader DK Shivakumar on Monday (October 14) after he was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) last month in connection with a money laundering case.
The Delhi court on October 1, extended Shivakumar's judicial custody till October 15 after the ED counsel moved an application seeking further interrogation of Shivakumar in judicial custody in Tihar.
The court allowed the ED to interrogate Shivakumar on October 4 and 5 in Tihar Jail.
The leader was arrested by the agency on September 3 and was sent to judicial custody in Tihar jail on September 17. Before that, he was in the ED's custody for 14 days.
The court had also noted that Shivakumar was an influential person, and if released, he may influence witnesses or tamper with documents.
A case on money laundering was registered against him by the ED in September last year, based on a complaint filed by the Income Tax department, alleging tax evasion and hawala transactions running into crores.