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Delhi Excise Coverage case: Court docket orders CM Arvind Kejriwal to stay in judicial custody until April 15

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Delhi’s Rouse Avenue Court docket as we speak ordered Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to stay in Enforcement Directorate (ED) custody until April 15 in connection to a cash laundering case linked to a now-scrapped liquor coverage.

The Enforcement Directorate knowledgeable the court docket that they could want additional custody sooner or later whereas in search of Kejriwal’s judicial custody.

Extra Solicitor Common SV Raju, representing the ED, acknowledged on the listening to as we speak that the company shouldn’t be requesting any extra remand in view of the Supreme Court docket’s current judgment in Senthil Balaji’s case.

SV Raju maintained that Kejriwal was giving authorities evasive replies and performing in a completely non-cooperative method when he was in custody. The Delhi Chief Minister was deceptive investigation into the liquor case, he added.

Kejriwal is deliberately not giving the passwords of the digital gadgets, SV Raju added.

Sooner or later, they could want custody. That’s the sole intention behind the assertion, SV Raju mentioned the court docket.

The attorneys for Arvind Kejriwal have additionally filed a petition to let the Delhi chief minister learn three books: Ramayan, How Prime Ministers Resolve by journalist Neerja Chaudhary, and Bhagavad Geeta.

In the meantime, earlier as we speak when Arvind Kejriwal was being introduced earlier than a decrease court docket, he criticized Prime Minister Narendra Modi, claiming that something the latter is doing shouldn’t be good for the nation.

Through the listening to as we speak, Delhi CM’s spouse Sunita Kejriwal AAP ministers Atishi, Saurabh Bhardwaj have been current in court docket.

Nevertheless, earlier, the investigation company requested a seven-day extension of Kejriwal’s detention, claiming that additional questions concerning the AAP chief’s involvement in cash laundering wanted to be answered.

The Justice of the Peace court docket on March 28 extended Kejriwal’s ED custody for a mere 4 days, till April 1, after the latter claimed that the ED’s aim was to destroy the AAP whereas he, in an uncommon transfer, introduced his personal case.

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