Karnataka Congress leader Shivakumar remanded to ED custody till Sept 17

New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) A Delhi court on Friday remanded Congress leader D.K. Shivakumar to the Enforcement Directorate (ED) custody till September 17 in a money laundering case. Shivakumar, who was arrested on September 3 by the ED, was produced before the court on the expiry of his 9-day custodial interrogation.
The judge asked the ED to take him to a doctor, take care of his medical condition and then question him.
On Thursday, the ED questioned Shivakumar’s daughter Aishwarya in Delhi in connection with its money laundering probe against him, an official had said. She was asked about a business trip to Singapore that she had taken in 2017 along with her father.
The ED had sought five-day custody. Opposing the plea, Shivakumar’s counsel Abhishek Manu Singhvi submitted that his client was suffering from serious medical ailments, including high blood pressure.

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