The decision on the bail of former Deputy CM Manish Sisodia, arrested by the CBI in connection with the alleged scam in Delhi’s Excise Policy case, has been postponed to March 21. At the same time, hearing is going on in the Rouse Avenue Court on the demand of Sisodia’s remand by the Enforcement Directorate. ED has sought 10 days remand of Sisodia from the court. ED has said that notice has been sent to 7 more people in the liquor policy case, so that they can be interrogated by sitting face to face with Sisodia. For this, we are seeking 10 days remand of Sisodia. Court reserves order on Manish Sisodia’s demand for 10 days ED remand. The verdict will be pronounced in some time.
Manish Sisodia’s lawyer Dayan Krishnan argues that this is a matter of policy. This is a matter of the executive. Dayan Krishnan said, ‘ED is saying that this policy is wrong. An elected government has made this policy. It passes through many layers. It goes to the government, it goes to the officers. Finance and goes to the Law Secretary. This policy goes to LG. Sisodia’s lawyer said that it has become the fashion of the investigating agencies to take arrest as a right
ED will confront Sisodia with other accused
At the same time, Advocate Joheb Hussain presented the side of ED in the court. ED has said that notice has been sent to 7 more people in the liquor policy case, so that they can be interrogated by sitting face to face with Sisodia. For this, we are seeking 10 days remand of Sisodia.
ED gave these arguments in the court
The ED said in its argument that although the decision of the liquor policy has been told by the Group of Ministers, but the fact is that apart from one man, no one else was aware of it. Presenting its argument in the court, the ED said that Vijay Nair was leading the entire syndicate. Kavita had met Vijay Nair only. In this regard, the ED has presented a screenshot of the WhatsApp chat of Telangana CM KCR’s daughter Kavitha and Vijay Nair.
Sisodia was arrested on 26 February
Manish Sisodia is under the scanner of CBI and ED in the liquor policy case. The CBI had arrested Manish Sisodia on 26 February in connection with the alleged scam in Delhi’s liquor policy. The CBI had interrogated Sisodia for 7 days by taking him on remand. Then he was produced in the court. The Rouse Avenue Court had sent Sisodia to judicial custody till March 20 in Tihar Jail. The Enforcement Directorate had also questioned Sisodia in Tihar Jail in connection with the liquor policy. ED arrested Sisodia on Thursday after 8 hours of questioning.
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