DELHI: Court sent Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Minister Satyendar Jain to Enforcement Directorate (ED) custody till June 9 in a money laundering case against him. Yesterday, the agency arrested Satyendar Jain, and today, ED sought 14 days of custody of Jain in the matter.
The Minister was produced before Special CBI Judge Geetanjali Goel.
Tushar Mehta, Solicitor General of India represented E. The main counsel of the accused Senior Advocate N Hariharan represented Jain in the case today before the Special Court.
The money laundering case is based upon an FIR registered by the CBI against the minister and other individuals in the year 2017, under the Prevention of Corruption Act, wherein it was alleged that during the period February 2015 to May 2017, the minister had acquired assets disproportionate to his known sources of income. The CBI had then filed a chargesheet in December 2018 against Jain.
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