Synthetic drug case: ED asked to probe allegations against Bikramjit Singh Majithia : India, News
ED unbiased to analyze the allegations: HC
ED ought to share the related findings with the chief of the duty drive: HC
New findings needs to be dropped at the discover of the courtroom: HC
The Punjab and Haryana Excessive Court docket has requested the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to analyze allegations levelled in opposition to Majithia, who’s accused of being a part of a Rs 6,000 Crore artificial drug cartel.
A Punjab and Haryana Excessive Court docket bench stated the ED was unbiased to analyze the allegations and it ought to share the related findings with the chief of the duty drive, and that new findings needs to be dropped at the discover of the Excessive Court docket.
The courtroom’s instructions got here after Chandigarh primarily based NGO Legal professionals For Human Rights Worldwide (LFHRI) had moved an software within the courtroom accusing Bikramjit Singh Majithia of getting hyperlinks with the artificial drug cartel.
The petitioner had additionally instructed the courtroom that Punjab Police didn’t take any motion in opposition to Majithia as he was a detailed relative of the then-Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal, and union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal.
“The allegations had been made by the three accused of their confessional statements. The Punjab police didn’t take any motion in opposition to the then minister. Now when there’s a new authorities within the state, the allegations needs to be probed,” Navkiran Singh of Legal professionals For Human Rights Worldwide (LFHRI) instructed India At present.
The NGO had additionally instructed the courtroom that Enforcement Directorate officer Niranjan Singh had summoned Bikramjit Singh Majithia for questioning.
Senior Punjab and Haryana excessive courtroom lawyer Anupam Gupta had additionally instructed the courtroom that the Enforcement Directorate’s findings level out that Bikramjit Singh Majithia isn’t harmless and his position needs to be proved.
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has denied allegations that the Congress authorities has given a clear chit to Bikramjit Singh Majithia. He stated a probe was on.
The subsequent listening to of the case will happen on January 31.