Delhi Excise Policy: Court Extends Judicial Custody of Manish Sisodia’s till May 30

Manish Sisodia

Delhi’s Rouse Avenue Court on Wednesday extended the judicial custody of AAP leader and former deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia till May 30 in a money laundering case linked to the alleged Delhi excise policy scam.

The court also scheduled May 30 for further arguments on framing of charges in the case.

Court’s Observation

Special judge for CBI and ED, Kaveri Baweja, observed that an application for postponing arguments on the charge is pending before the high court. Sisodia and other accused individuals in custody were presented before the court via video-conferencing from prison.

On April 30, the court rejected the bail pleas of Sisodia in corruption and money laundering cases filed by the CBI and the ED regarding the alleged scam. The court had reserved the order following arguments from the CBI, ED, and counsel representing Sisodia.

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