SC issues notice against Lilawati hospital
New Delhi, Apr 6: The Supreme Court today (Apr 6) issued notices to the Centre and RBI on a petition seeking probe into the alleged money laundering by th tiffany uk e trustees of Mumbai’s Lilawati Hospital.
A bench comprising Justices B Sudershan Reddy and S S Nijjar also sought response from the Minstry of Corporate Affairs, Enforcement Directorate, Central Board of Direct taxes and SEBI on a plea seeking investigation by appropriate agencies into the alleged tax evasion and money laundering by the trustees of the Lilawati Hospital.
The pet tiffany uk ition filed by Delhi resident Harsh Raghuvanshi has sought investigation into the alleged siphoning of funds by the trustees Prabodh Mehta, Rashmi Mehta, Chetan Mehta and Bhavin Mehta.
Senior Advocate Ram Jethmalani appearing for Raghuvanshi submitted that the notice should be issued and all the respondents should be called upon to disclose all facts which have come to their knowledge and steps taken by them tiffany uk against the trustees.
The bench tagged tiffany uk the petition with that of a petition filed by Ram Jethmalani and others in which direction has been sought for bringing back the black money stashed by Indians in banks abroad.
In the present petition also it has been alleged that the Mehtas have siphoned out money from the hospital and through the hawala route it has been deposited in banks abroad including Mauritius.