"Our primary plea is that there is no need for arrest during this period of lockdown. Give us interim protection until then and all the merits can be discussed once the lockdown is lifted," their lawyer said.
The court has asked the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to file its reply on Thursday and directed the agency not to take any coercive action until then, the lawyer added.
The Wadhawan brothers are accused in the YES Bank-DHFL
(Dewan Housing Finance Limited) group has a loan amount of about Rs 3,700 crore taken from Yes Bank
that is under "stress". The ED is probing alleged quid pro quo between the two business groups and their promoters.
The Wadhawans have also been named in the FIR lodged by the CBI in connection with the YES Bank
scam. They are also being probed by the ED in an another criminal case filed under the PMLA and is linked to late gangster Iqbal Mirchi.