PMLA court sends two ‘bookies’ to three-day ED custody
A Special court for Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) cases on Friday sent two Delhi-based alleged bookies to Enforcement Directorate (ED) custody here in a multi-crore rupee IPL cricket betting case. The Special PMLA court judge A P <g data-gr-id="15">Bhojak</g> sent alleged bookies Ritesh Bansal alias Bharat Delhi and his brother Ankush Bansal to ED custody, acting on ED’s plea seeking ten days’ custody of the duo.
On May 10, ED had arrested them from their house in Shastri Nagar in Delhi. The duo <g data-gr-id="11">were</g> arrested during ED’s searches with regard to an alleged Rs 4,000-crore money-laundering case against the syndicates which took bets on IPL T-20 cricket matches. The probe agency had earlier sought their <g data-gr-id="10">custody</g> but it was rejected by the same PMLA court on May 10.