The Supreme Court Monday mentioned it’ll hear on May 26 the petition of former Delhi minister Satyendar Jain searching for bail in a cash laundering case being probed by the Enforcement Directorate.
A bench of Justices Aniruddha Bose and Sanjay Karol agreed to record the matter for listening to on May 26, after senior advocate Abhishek Singhvi, showing for Jain, sought pressing itemizing of the plea on well being grounds.
On May 18, the highest court docket sought the response of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Jain’s plea.
It had issued discover to the ED and granted liberty to Jain to maneuver earlier than the holiday bench for aid.
Singhvi had then mentioned the AAP chief has misplaced 35 kg and has been diminished to a skeleton. Jain is affected by a number of illnesses, he had submitted.
On April 6, the Delhi High Court dismissed the bail plea of Jain within the cash laundering case noting the witnesses’ declare that he was the conceptualiser, initiator and fund supplier within the alleged crime.
The excessive court docket mentioned the senior AAP chief was an influential individual having the potential to tamper with proof.
The ED had arrested Jain on May 30 final yr on the cost of laundering cash by way of 4 corporations allegedly linked to him.
The company had arrested Jain within the aftermath of a CBI FIR registered in opposition to him in 2017 underneath the Prevention of Corruption Act.
He was granted common bail by the trial court docket on September 6, 2019, within the case registered by the CBI.
In 2022, the trial court docket had taken cognisance of the prosecution grievance (ED model of cost sheet) filed by the federal probe company in opposition to Jain, his spouse and eight others, together with the 4 companies, in reference to the cash laundering case.
On November 17 final yr, the trial court docket dismissed the bail pleas of Jain and two others within the case.
It had mentioned Jain was prima facie concerned in concealing the proceeds of crime.
Besides him, the trial court docket had additionally denied bail to Vaibhav Jain and Ankush Jain, saying they “knowingly” assisted Satyendar Jain in concealing the proceeds of crime and had been “prima facie guilty” of cash laundering.
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