New Delhi: September 20 has been decided as the date when a trial court in Delhi will hear the arguments on charges against RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav's daughter and her husband in an alleged money laundering case.

Misa Bharti, who is a Rajya Sabha MP, and her husband Shailesh Kumar were granted bail on March 5. 

On February, the court issued summonses against Bharti, her husband and her firm Mishail Packers and Printers as accused after taking into consideration the charge sheet filed by the ED. 

The agency attached a Delhi farmhouse of the couple, located at 26, Palam Farms in south Delhi's Bijwasan area, in connection with its money-laundering probe. The farmhouse was attached provisionally under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).

The probe revealed that the property, which was held in the name of M/s Mishail Packers and Printers Private Limited, was purchased in 2008-09, using Rs 1.2 crore involved in money laundering.

Last year, the farmhouse was raided as part of a probe against Surendra Kumar Jain and Virendra Jain and few others. The accused were involved in money laundering case involving several crores of rupees using shell companies. 

The ED said that the Jain brothers, Rajesh Agrawal and the daughter and son-in-law of Prasad were the key figures responsible for the laundering of Rs 1.2 crore.

Agrawal was a chartered accountant who had allegedly provided Rs 90 lakh to be invested in  M/s Mishail Packers and Printers Pvt Ltd.