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Delhi HC dismisses ED plea to set aside bail granted to Ratul Puri

In the present VVIP chopper scam case, Puri was named as an accused in the sixth charge sheet filed by the ED

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Ratul Puri
Ratul Puri (centre) after being arrested, on Tuesday | Photo: PTI

The on Tuesday dismissed the Enforcement Directorate's (ED) plea to set aside the bail granted to businessman Ratul Puri, nephew of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, in a money laundering case connected with the AgustaWestland

Justice Suresh Kait rejected the ED's plea, noting four other accused in the case are already out on bail and Puri had been in custody for over 100 days.

In the present case, Puri was named as an accused in the sixth charge sheet filed by the ED.

The trial court had noted that the "co-accused having similar or greater role than the role of the present accused have already been enlarged on bail.

First Published: Tue, January 14 2020. 11:35 IST
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