New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday stayed the Bombay High Court order granting bail to alleged money launderer and tax evader Hasan Ali Khan.

The bench headed by Justice Altamas Kabir stayed the order after Additional Solicitor General Harin Rawal made a mentioning seeking stay of the high court order of August 12. 

The stay has been granted till Thursday when the court will take up the matter for hearing. 

The Bombay High Court granted bail to Hasan Ali as the prosecution could not establish his offence under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act. 

Hasan Ali was taken into custody by the Enforcement Directorate on March 17 after the Supreme Court cancelled the bail granted to him by a trial court.

(Agencies)