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RFL scam: Fortis ex-promoter Malvinder Singh sent to ED custody till Nov 28

Besides Malvinder, Delhi High Court also remanded Sunil Godhwani, former CMD of Religare Enterprises Ltd, to ED's custody till November 28

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

RFL scam: Ex-Fortis promoter Malvinder sent to ED custody till Thursday
Malvinder Singh

The Delhi High Court Wednesday allowed the Enforcement Directorate to conduct custodial interrogation till Thursday of former Fortis Healthcare promoter Malvinder Singh and another co-accused to confront them with voluminous documents and several witnesses in a money laundering case related to alleged misappropriation of funds at Ltd (RFL).

Besides Malvinder, the court also remanded Sunil Godhwani, former CMD of Ltd (REL), to ED's custody till November 28.

Justice Chander Shekhar set aside the trial court's November 23 order refusing to extend the ED custody of Singh and Godhwani and had remanded to judicial custody till December 7.

The agency had taken both into custody on November 14 from Tihar jail, where they had been lodged in a case filed by the Delhi Police in relation to the alleged scam.

Malvinder and Godhwani have been accused of laundering money, punishable under Sections 3 and 4 of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act.

First Published: Wed, November 27 2019. 15:01 IST