Excise policy case: ED to produce BRS leader Kavitha before Delhi court

BRS leader K Kavitha is expected to be produced before a special PMLA court by the ED here on Saturday for obtaining her remand for custodial interrogation in the money laundering case linked to alleged irregularities in the scrapped Delhi excise policy 2021-22, officials said.

The 46-year-old MLC, daughter of Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) chief and former Telangana CM Chandrashekar Rao, was arrested in Hyderabad on Friday and brought to Delhi late last night.

A team of doctors and medics were seen entering the federal agency’s office in central Delhi in the morning where Kavitha has been housed after her arrest.

The hospital staff is understood to have been called by the ED for conducting a basic medical check up of the politician before she is taken to the court post noon.

The ED may seek her 10-day custody from the court. Her defence is expected to contest the same as they had called the Friday ED action illegal as her petition for no coercive action in this case is pending before the Supreme Court and is listed for March 19.

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