ED submits a petition in a money laundering case requesting that a medical board assess Nawab Malik's health.

Enforcement Directorate has submitted a petition to the special PMLA court seeking the establishment of a medical board to monitor the health of NCP leader Nawab Malik . The former Maharashtra minister has been held in a private hospital in Mumbai for over four months .

Mumbai (Maharashtra) (India), September 23: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has submitted a petition to the special PMLA court seeking the establishment of a medical board to monitor the health of Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader and former Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik, who has been held in a private hospital in Mumbai for over four months.The Arthur Road Jail Administration has also filed a petition in the PMLA Court, arguing that the jail authorities should have the facilities to take Nawab Malik to the hospital for over four months.The court had given the NCP leader six weeks to recover.On Thursday, the ED filed a petition for a medical board to be established to assess Nawab Malik's wellbeing, reportedly linked to underworld gangster Dawood Ibrahim's aides.

The plea will be heard on September 27.In the meantime, Malik filed a petition for release in the special PMLA court.By retorting, the ED denied the bail.