The Supreme Court has reserved its verdict on the bail plea of ​​former Deputy Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Manish Sisodia in the Delhi Excise Policy scam case. Let us tell you that the court is hearing petitions in corruption and money laundering cases related to the GST policy scam. Sisodia was arrested by CBI on 26 February.

PTI, New Delhi. The Supreme Court has reserved its verdict on the bail plea of ​​former Deputy Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Manish Sisodia in the Delhi Excise Policy scam case. Let us tell you that the court is hearing petitions in corruption and money laundering cases related to the GST policy scam.

India’s Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on 26 February arrested Manish Sisodia for his alleged involvement in the Delhi Excise Policy scam. Since then he has been detained. Sisodia had resigned from the Delhi Cabinet on 28 February. Meanwhile, the ED arrested him from Tihar Jail on March 9 after questioning him in a money laundering case related to the scam.

A bench of Justices Sanjiv Khanna and SVN Bhatti was hearing Sisodia’s lawyer Abhishek Singhvi and deputy officials appearing for the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the Enforcement Directorate (ED). Following arguments by the Attorney General, two separate bail pleas of Sisodia were rejected. ASG) SV Raju. Reserve my decision.

– Supreme Court said on Monday, you cannot keep someone behind bars forever

A division bench of Justices Sanjiv Khanna and SVN Bhatti, while hearing the bail plea on Monday, had asked the ED why the arguments on the charges against Sisodia have not started yet and when will it happen? ASG Raju, appearing for the ED, said that the ED and CBI are considering naming Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) as an accused in the liquor policy scam case. Let us tell you that the hearing on Sisodia’s bail plea will continue on Tuesday also.

The Supreme Court asked the ED why it has not yet started arguments on the charges against Manish Sisodia. The court said that you cannot keep someone in jail indefinitely. You are not sure when you can argue as it has to start as soon as the charge sheet is filed.

Delhi High Court is not granting bail

On May 30, Delhi High Court had refused to grant him bail in the CBI case. The court said that apart from being the Deputy Chief Minister and Revenue Minister, he was also a high-profile person who could influence witnesses.

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Meanwhile, on July 3, the High Court also refused to grant him bail in the money laundering case. In the interim, the court acknowledged that the charges against him were “of a very serious nature”.