Sat. Feb 24th, 2024


New Delhi- A Delhi court docket on Friday prolonged the judicial custody of AAP Rajya Sabha member Sanjay Singh by 10 days in reference to a cash laundering case into the now-scrapped excise coverage.

He was produced earlier than Special Judge M.Okay. Nagpal of Rouse Avenue Court on expiry of his beforehand granted 14-day judicial custody.

Seeking bail within the case, Singh has additionally moved an utility, which is prone to come up for listening to on November 25.

Singh’s counsel Mohd Irshad mentioned that the bail utility was filed within the court docket’s registry.

While the choose prolonged Singh’s judicial custody until December 4, he famous investigating officer’s submission that the cost sheet in opposition to the accused is prone to be filed shortly, inside prescribed time.

Last time, the choose had allowed Singh to signal some paperwork associated to improvement work as a Member of Parliament.

The choose had directed the authorities involved to supply him earlier than a court docket in Punjab after it was knowledgeable {that a} manufacturing warrant had been acquired from a court docket in Amritsar, Punjab, in a defamation case there.

Earlier, Judge Nagpal had allowed Singh to signal sure cheques as he requested to take action for his household bills, and different work he’s obliged to do as a Member of Parliament.

The involved jail authorities had been directed to make sure correct therapy to Singh, together with from his personal physician. “Court sees no reason to refuse private treatment to the accused. Hence, the jail superintendent concerned is directed to ensure the appropriate treatment, ” the choose had mentioned.

Singh, who had moved the Delhi High Court in opposition to his arrest and remand, was denied any reduction as Justice Swarna Kanta Sharma dismissed his plea calling it untimely. Singh then moved the Supreme Court in opposition to the High Court order that upheld his arrest and remand by the Enforcement Directorate (ED).

On October 13, Singh had informed Judge Nagpal that the ED has change into an ‘leisure division’. The choose had directed him to not focus on unrelated issues or give speeches contained in the court docket, or he’ll ask for his manufacturing by means of video conferencing to any extent further.

The monetary probe company on October 4 arrested Singh after finishing up searches at his residence within the North Avenue space. Singh was arrested underneath Sections of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).

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