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Delhi Court sends Satyendar Jain to ED custody till June 9

BY ANI, May 31, 2022 2:02 PM - REPORT AN ERROR

AAP leader Satyendar Jain Sent to ED custody_ANI

A local court in Delhi on Tuesday remanded Delhi Health and Home Minister Satyendar Jain to the Enforcement Directorate (ED) custody till June 9 in an alleged money laundering case.

ED on Monday had arrested Satyendar Jain from his residence in connection with alleged hawala transactions related to a Kolkata-based company.

The Rouse Avenue Court remanded Jain to ED custody till June 9. Apart from Home and Health, Jain holds portfolios of Power, PWD, Industries, Urban Development and Flood and Irrigation and Water in the Aam Aadmi Party-led Delhi government.

The ED had in April this year attached immovable properties worth Rs 4.81 crore owned by companies named Akinchan Developers Pvt. Ltd, Indo Metal Impex Pvt Ltd, and others under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002 in connection with the disproportionate asset and money laundering case registered Jain, his wife Poonam Jain, and others. On August 25, 2017, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) had filed an FIR against Jain in a money laundering case. The ED had registered a criminal case against the AAP leader based on this FIR.

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