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Supreme Court seeks response from ED over early morning arrests

The Supreme Court seeks response from ED over the early morning arrest of a 64-year-old businessman

Supreme Court arrest at odd hours: The Supreme Court has sought a response from the Enforcement Directorate over the early morning arrest of a 64-year-old businessman after a long interrogation that lasted late into the night last year.

The Supreme Court has asked the Enforcement Directorate for a response in the case of the arrest of 64-year-old businessman Ram Kotumal Issrani. The businessman claims that the investigating agency kept him awake for about twenty hours during the interrogation and that he was then arrested at an inopportune time (Odd Hours) at 5:30 in the morning. However, the arrest decision was upheld by the Supreme Court.

The bench of Justice Hrishikesh Roy and Justice Prashant Kumar Mishra took this decision. 64-year-old businessman Ram Israni had filed a petition in the Supreme Court. The petitioner was arrested by ED after a long interrogation in the bank fraud case. A two-judge court has asked the Enforcement Directorate for an answer over the arrests at odd hours. According to the rules, there is no possibility of arrest before dawn and late in the evening. It is also necessary to follow many provisions regarding the arrest of the elderly and women.

The plaintiff has made serious allegations against the investigating agency

The petitioner leveled serious allegations against the investigating agency and said that his interrogation had started at 10.30 pm. After this, the investigation team interrogated him until 5:30 PM and finally arrested him. The petitioner also said that he was kept awake for 20 hours straight, which affected his health.