A Delhi court will today hear former business partner of arms dealer Abhishek Verma's, accused in the 2006 Naval War Room leak case, plea seeking direct Enforcement Directorate (ED) to file a report on the probe into the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) case allegedly involving him.
C. Edmond Allen, a U.S. citizen, filed the application before Special CBI Judge Sanjeev Aggarwal for direction to the Enforcement Directorate to submit a status report on the investigation into money laundering crime allegedly committed by Verma by using American Express cards in 2004-06 and later paying his bail sureties via Hawala channel in 2008.
The money laundering case against Verma is pending before a different court.
The 2006 Navy War Room leak case involves leakage of over 7,000 pages of sensitive defence information from the Naval War Room and the Air Headquarters.
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