Court sent Sanjay Singh to judicial custody till October 27, it is a matter of Delhi Excise Policy
Delhi Excise Policy Case: The court sent Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Singh to judicial custody till October 27 in the money laundering case related to Delhi Excise Policy. During the custody hearing, a separate application was filed for medicines as Singh was a diabetes patient.
On October 10, the court had extended the ED custody of Sanjay Singh, arrested in the Delhi Liquor Policy case, till October 13. After the expiry of his custody, he was produced again in the court today. In fact, ED has alleged that there have been irregularities in the Delhi Excise Policy.
The matter reached Delhi High Court
In this whole matter, Sanjay Singh has also approached the Delhi High Court against his arrest. Singh’s lawyer requested for an immediate hearing from the bench of Chief Justice Satish Chandra Sharma and Justice Sanjeev Narula, saying that the ED has not given him proper grounds for arrest.
What is the allegation?
The ED had arrested AAP leader Sanjay Singh on (October 4) after several hours of raid at his official residence. The next day i.e. on October 5, Rouse Avenue Court sent him to ED custody for five days. During this time, the Central Investigation Agency had claimed that bribes were allegedly taken to benefit some dealers.
AAP leader and former Deputy CM Manish Sisodia has also already been arrested in the Delhi Liquor Policy case. Let us tell you that the Delhi government had implemented the excise policy on 17 November 2021 but withdrew it at the end of September 2022 amid allegations of irregularities.
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