Supreme Court Urges Tamil Nadu Government To Cooperate With ED In Money Laundering Probe

Supreme Court Urges Tamil Nadu Government Cooperate with ED in Money Laundering Probe.

Supreme Court Urges Tamil Nadu Government: Get insights into the Supreme Court’s directive to the Tamil Nadu government regarding aiding ED in a money laundering investigation.

Stay updated on the legal proceedings and implications of the case. Supreme Court’s advice to Tamil Nadu government in money laundering case, asked to help ED.

The Supreme Court on Monday told the Tamil Nadu government that the state machinery should help the ED in finding out whether any crime has been committed. There is no harm in this.

Last week, the Supreme Court questioned the Tamil Nadu government over filing a petition in the Madras High Court against the ED investigation in the money laundering case.

ED had summoned the District Magistrates of Vellore, Tiruchirappalli, Karur, Thanjavur, and Ariyalur to investigate the money laundering case related to illegal sand mining.

Along with these bureaucrats, the state government had approached the High Court, which had stayed the summons issued by the ED.


Supreme Court Urges Tamil Nadu Government: The investigating agency has approached the Supreme Court against this order of the High Court.

The ED’s petition came up for hearing on Monday before a bench of Justices Bela M Trivedi and Pankaj Mittal. The Court said that if the state machinery is asked to help, what harm is caused by it?

Senior advocate Kapil Sibal, appearing for the Tamil Nadu government, said that the Supreme Court had last asked how can the state government file a petition before the High Court.

The bench said, if the District Magistrate is asked anything then what problem does the state government have?

If the District Magistrate had any problem in his capacity, he could have filed a petition.

Additional Solicitor General SV Raju, appearing for the ED, said that from the attitude of the state government, it appears that the government is trying to protect the accused.

He told the bench that an affidavit had been filed by one of the defendants in the case. The Supreme Court said the affidavit should be placed on record and listed the matter for hearing on Tuesday.

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