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Delhi’s Rouse Avenue Court has extended the judicial custody of AAP leader and former Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia till May 12 in the Excise Policy case. CBI is investigating the case. At the same time, during the Delhi High Court hearing on bail in the CBI case, the bench told the CBI that if you have the evidence on which you trust, then show it to us as well.
Decision on bail in ED case postponed till April 28
Delhi’s Rouse Avenue Court has deferred the decision till April 28 on the bail plea of former Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia. In the ED case, the court had reserved the verdict on April 18.
In the last hearing in Delhi HC, Sisodia had said – CBI does not have proof of evidence tampering, they are targeting me.
Earlier, the CBI for the first time presented Manish Sisodia’s name in the court as an accused in its charge sheet. The CBI has filed the charge sheet in the Rouse Avenue Court on Tuesday itself. Apart from Sisodia, the probe agency’s charge sheet also named Hyderabad-based CA Buchi Babu Gorantla, Arjun Pandey and Amandeep Singh Dhall as accused. The court will hear the charge sheet on May 12. Buchi Babu Gorantla is the CA of Telangana CM Chandrasekhar Rao’s daughter Kavitha. ED has also questioned Kavita in the matter.
In the charge sheet, the agency said that the larger conspiracy and role of other accused in the case is being probed. CBI filed the last charge sheet on November 25, 2022.
Wife’s health deteriorated before the hearing
Manish Sisodia’s wife Seema Sisodia’s health deteriorated on Tuesday. He has been admitted to Apollo Hospital in Delhi. The team of doctors is checking his health.
In the last hearing, Dayan Krishnan had said that the lower court did not consider the medical condition of the AAP leader’s wife. He is suffering from multiple sclerosis and his condition is getting worse.
Sisodia’s custody extended till April 29
The custody of former Delhi Deputy CM Sisodia, who was arrested on February 26, has also been extended. On April 17, Special Judge MK Nagpal granted Sisodia custody to ED till April 27 and CBI custody till April 29. Significantly, the ED is probing the case of money laundering and CBI irregularities in the liquor policy case.
The court also sent two other accused, Arun Ramachandra Pillai and Amandeep Dhall, arrested in the case, to ED custody till April 29.
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