While filing a petition in the High Court, Captain Amarinder Singh said that the case is going on in the Ludhiana court since 2016 on the complaint of the Income Tax Department. The ED had sought permission from the court to examine the records of the case.

The Punjab-Haryana High Court has stayed the handing over of the records of the Income Tax-related case pending in the Ludhiana court against Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh to the ED. The High Court has also issued a notice to the Income Tax Department and the ED and summoned the reply.

While filing a petition in the High Court, Captain Amarinder Singh said that the case is going on in the Ludhiana court since 2016 on the complaint of the Income Tax Department. The ED had sought permission from the court to examine the records of the case.

Accepting this demand of the ED, the Ludhiana court had given its approval on September 18, 2020. His appeal against this decision was dismissed by the Additional Sessions Judge on September 2.

Captain Amarinder Singh appealed to the High Court to quash the order of the Ludhiana District Court dated September 18, 2020, and the appeal was issued on September 2 last.

Along with this, an appeal has also been made to stop handing over the records pending the petition. Hearing the petition, the High Court has stayed the order of the Ludhiana Court till the next hearing and has issued a notice to the Income Tax Department and the ED seeking their answers.

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