Anil Deshmukh’s son Hrishikesh skipped ED summons, may go to court

He has sought a week’s time to appear before the ED and he may also approach the court for anticipatory bail.

His lawyer said that Hrishikesh Deshmukh, son of former Maharashtra minister Anil Deshmukh, on Friday, November 5, dropped an Enforcement Directorate (ED) summons and is likely to move the court for anticipatory bail.

Advocate Inderpal Singh said the ED had called Hrishikesh Deshmukh for questioning, but he did not appear as he is likely to approach the sessions court or Bombay High Court for bail.

Singh said that he has sought one week’s time to appear before the ED and he may approach the court for anticipatory bail.

Earlier, Hrishikesh Deshmukh had also avoided multiple ED summons and his father Anil Deshmukh was arrested on Monday after 13 hours of questioning on November 2, and later remanded to ED custody till November 6. Was.

The father-son duo is being probed in connection with an alleged money-laundering case filed against them in connection with a letter alleging corruption written by former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh in March.

The ED attached properties worth around Rs 4.2 crore belonging to the Deshmukh family and also arrested several of their associates for their alleged involvement in the money-laundering racket.
However, on 13 October, in a surprise move, the former top Mumbai police officer – “missing” for several months – asked Justice (retd) K.J. The Chandiwal Commission said that they have no further evidence to provide in the case.

Anil Deshmukh, whose ED custody ends on Saturday, will be produced before the special court.

Meanwhile, Anil Deshmukh’s supporters demonstrated in large numbers in Katol assembly constituency, criticizing his arrest by the ED and demanding his release.