NEW DELHI: Today, Delhi Court extended the Enforcement Directorate’s custody of AAP Minister Satyendar Jain. He was produced before the Court by the Bench headed by Special CBI Judge Geetanjali Goel
Jain was arrested last month by the agency. The Enforcement Directorate had then sought 14 days of custody of Jain. Today, the agency sought five days’ custody. His Counsel Senior Advocate Kapil Sibal represented Jain in the case before the Special Court.
The money laundering case is based upon an FIR registered by the CBI against him and other individuals in the year 2017, under the Prevention of Corruption Act, wherein it was alleged that during the period of 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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