New Delhi: Mehbooba Mufti in tax evasion case,PDP president Mehbooba Mufti on Thursday showed up before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) here regarding an illegal tax avoidance case, authorities said. Mufti arrived at the ED office in Rajbagh at 11 am to confront addressing for the situation, they said.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president didn’t show up before the office in Delhi on Monday, referring to she had earlier responsibilities that couldn’t be dropped. Her solicitation to ED authorities that she be addressed in Srinagar rather than Delhi was acknowledged.
The 61-year-old pioneer, who was delivered a year ago after over a year in detainment following the rejecting of Jammu and Kashmir’s unique status, was served a notification to show up at the ED base camp in the public capital.
On March 19, the Delhi High Court had would not remain summons given to her after she moved the court looking for suppressing of the summons for the situation. The ED, which had prior called Mufti March 15, had not demanded her own appearance around then.
“I keep in touch with you regarding the summons gave to me to be available at your Delhi office on March 22. I have tested in the Delhi High Court the established vires of Section 50 of the PMLA (Prevention of Money Laundering Act), under which these summonses are given,” she said in a letter to the ED.
Area 50 of the PMLA enables the power, that is, officials of the ED, to bring any individual to give proof or produce records. Individuals who are brought will undoubtedly respond to the inquiries put to them and to deliver records as needed by the ED officials, bombing which they can be punished under the PMLA.
The PDP pioneer had said that without bias to any of the disputes in the procedures under the watchful eye of the great court, “I express that I am not in a situation to go to the bring on March 22 as I have earlier responsibilities that can’t be dropped at such an abrupt announcement”.
“On the off chance that anyway you demand we should do it sooner, I am prepared to be addressed in Srinagar, ideally at my home or through video gathering from Srinagar,” Mehbooba said in her letter.