Delhi High Court Round-Up for Tuesday

Important cases heard in the Delhi High Court on Tuesday, January 9:

* HC dismissed a petition by Bhushan Steel’s former promoter Neeraj Singal challenging his arrest by the Enforcement Directorate last year in a money laundering case arising from an alleged bank fraud of Rs 46,000 crore.

* HC kept in abeyance its order asking the CBI and the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) to “meticulously and expeditiously” look into allegations of over-invoicing of imports by the Adani Group.

* HC listed for hearing on Wednesday a petition by the Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights (DCPCR) against the alleged freezing of its funds by the state authorities.

* HC granted a divorce decree to a man on the grounds of mental cruelty inflicted upon him by his estranged wife, saying there is no chance of reconciliation between them given the long separation of over 11 years peppered with false allegations levelled by the woman.

* HC said attempting suicide and then trying to put the blame on the husband and his family members is an act of extreme cruelty by wife.

* HC restrained several eateries from using the name of the famous Mannat Dhaba, located at Murthal on the Delhi-Chandigarh highway, for running their own businesses.

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