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Karnataka Congress leader DK Shivakumar remanded in Enforcement Directorate custody

Karnataka Congress leader DK Shivakumar has been sent to Enforcement Directorate custody after being arrested in New Delhi in connection with a money laundering case.

Shivakumar has been sent to Enforcement Directorate's custody until September 13 by the Rouse Avenue Court in New Delhi following his arrest in the Indian capital on Tuesday.

Addressing the court, Shivakumar’s representative, Abhishek Manu Singhvi, objected to the Enforcement Directorate's demand of a 14-day custody, saying: “They have asked for 14 days thinking that if they ask for stars, they will get the Moon.

“They have already taken five days of questioning, now they want 14 days.”

India’s national congress also disputed the arrest of Shivakumar, taking to Twitter, writing: “"We strongly condemn the high-handed tactics & vendetta politics."

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