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Former Haryana Chief Minister Omprakash Chautala.
- Enforcement Directorate Appellate Tribunal ordered ED on November 18 – Order handy over sealed kothi
- The ED once more filed a petition within the High Court looking for cancellation of this order.
- The bench of Justice Daya Chaudhary and Justice Meenakshi I. Mehta quashed the order.
Om Prakash Chautala, the five-time Chief Minister of Haryana, acquired a setback from the Punjab-Haryana High Court on Monday. The bench, based mostly on the High Court’s Justice Daya Chaudhary and Justice Meenakshi I. Mehta, quashed the Enforcement Directorate Appellate Tribunal’s order to impose chautala. Now Chautala won’t get a Kothi connected to Tejakheda Farm House for the marriage of his grandchildren.
The Appellate Tribunal allowed Omprakash Chautala to marry his grandchildren in a kothi within the farm home at Tejakheda village in Sirsa district. The Appellate Tribunal ordered the ED on 18 November handy over the sealed Kothi to Om Prakash Chautala by 23 November. Against this, the ED once more filed a petition within the High Court looking for cancellation of this order.
During the listening to, the counsel for the Enforcement Directorate, Arvind Moudgil, advised the bench that as per part 3 there isn’t any provision to de-seal the sealed property and use it. This act could have no justification for permitting use of property manufactured from unlawful cash after sealing it. Moudgil mentioned in the course of the debate that if this occurs, tomorrow, Vijay Mallya will ask for permission to make use of his seized airplane and bar for just a few days and Nirav Modi may also ask for his diamond and property. The bench was advised that final 12 months, Kothi, constructed on the farm home at Tejakheda in Omprakash Chautala, was connected by the Enforcement Directorate (ED). In the final week of November, two grandchildren of Omprakash Chautala are married to Karan Chautala and Arjun Chautala. Both are sons of Abhay Singh Chautala. For this, on behalf of Om Prakash Chautala, the Kothi constructed within the farm home at Attach Tejakheda was demanded for use for marriage.
Earlier, the Appellate Tribunal had issued an order, which was canceled by the High Court on November 17 and ordered a recent listening to. On 18 November, the Appellate Tribunal then ordered the handing over of Kothi Chautala. After listening to the arguments of ED’s counsel, the High Court quashed the order of the Appellate Tribunal, accepting the ED’s demand. On the demand of Om Prakash Chautala, the Enforcement Directorate Appellate Tribunal, Prevention of Economics Act, Delhi issued an order directing the Enforcement Directorate to present Kothi Chautala constructed within the farm home at Tejakheda for marriage. The Chautala household will return the kothi to the Enforcement Directorate on 7 December.
The Enforcement Directorate sought to quash the order of the Appellate Tribunal, stating, how the property may be launched when the Enforcement Directorate has connected a property and the trial is occurring. This property is within the possession of the Enforcement Directorate beneath Section 8 (4) of the Property Prevention of Money Laundering Act 2002. The case of corruption has been confirmed by the Enforcement Directorate. In such a case, no connected property may be given to the accused.