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New Delhi, Sep 15 : A Delhi Special Court after hearing request of Government Counsel for Enforcement Directorate adjourned the further hearing for September 20 on the bail application of Delhi’s Health Minister Satyendar Jain, arrested in a case registered under the provisions of Prevention Money Laundering Act.
Additional Solicitor General appearing on behalf of Enforcement Directorate by requesting a short adjournment submitted before the court he has instructions to move an application for transfer of the bail applications in the case.
In this matter, ED has opposed the bail application of Satyendar Jain by submitting before the court that if bail granted he may influence the co-accused, witnesses and other documents related to the case.
Investigating Agency has arrested Satyendar Jain in this Matter on May 30 under the provisions of PMLA and he is now in the judicial custody at Tihar. Satyendar Jain not produced physically before the Court but produced through video conferencing before the Court along with other accused.
Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in its chargesheet has alleged amassing assets to the tune of ₹1.47 crore in Disproportionate Assets case while Enforcement Directorate has submitted the attachment of ₹ 4.81 crore in connection with money laundering investigation.
Special CBI Judge of MPs/MLAs case Geetanjali Goel at the time of hearing arguments on bail application has point out the question from Investigating Agency and Government Counsel on the two figures of amount.
Special Court has granted bail to Satyendar Jain’s wife Poonam Jain, Ajit Parsad Jain and Sunil Kumar Jain in this case registered under the provisions of Prevention of Money Laundering Act.
Special Court after hearing the request on behalf of Enforcement Directorate adjourned the matter further hearing on September 20.