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Decision regarding Manish Sisodia's regular bail hearing on March 2 – News India Live

New Delhi, 21 February (HS). The Rouse Avenue Court has postponed its decision on whether the trial court can hear the regular bail of accused and former Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia in the Delhi Excise Scam case while the curative petition is pending in the Supreme Court. Special Judge MK Nagpal has now ordered the verdict on this issue on March 2.

In fact, during the earlier hearing, ED and CBI had said that how can the bail petition be heard in two courts simultaneously. Both the investigating agencies said that a curative petition is pending in the Supreme Court against the decision on the bail plea of ​​Manish Sisodia. In such a situation, how can the trial court hear?

Sisodia was arrested by the CBI on February 26, 2023. On November 25, 2022, CBI filed the first charge sheet. The court had earlier taken cognizance of the charge sheet on December 15, 2022. The court had framed charges against the accused under Section 120B of the Indian Penal Code and Sections 7, 7A and 8 of the Anti-Corruption Act. In the first charge sheet, the accused against whom the court has taken cognizance include Kuldeep Singh, Narendra Singh, Vijay Nair, Abhishek Boinpalli, Arun Ramachandra Pillai, Mutthu Gautam and Sameer Mahendru. ED had arrested Sisodia from Tihar Jail after interrogation in this case on March 9, 2023. ED had arrested Sanjay Singh on October 4 after questioning him at his official residence.