Court takes cognisance of charge sheet against Moin Qureshi

Court takes cognisance of charge sheet against Moin Qureshi

The Enforcement Directorate(ED) on Monday chargesheeted controversial meat exporter Moin Qureshi in connection with a money laundering case in a city court.

Special Judge Arun Bhardwaj took cognisance of the charge sheet and issued production warrant for October 25 against Qureshi, who is in judicial custody.

"In view of the averments made in the complaint (charge sheeet), cognisance of the offence under...Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) is taken against the accused...

"Accused 1 (Qureshi) is already remanded to judicial custody till October 25. Let him be produced in court now on October 25, the date already fixed. Production warrants be issued for his appearance before the court for the set date," the judge said.

During the hearing, Special Public Prosecutor N K Matta, appearing for the ED, argued that further investigation against other persons was also being undertaken.

The ED complaint has substantiated the charges of money laundering against Qureshi, who was arrested on August 25 and sent to ED custody by the trial court the next day for thorough probe in the case against him and others.

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