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Judicial custody of Manish Sisodia and Sanjay Singh extended till 28 February

New Delhi, 17 February (HS). Delhi's Rouse Avenue Court has extended the judicial custody of former Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia and Rajya Sabha member Sanjay Singh, accused in the money laundering case related to the Delhi liquor scam, till February 28. Special judge MK Nagpal gave this order.

Today the judicial custody of both of them was ending after which they were produced in the court. The court today expressed displeasure with the lawyer of the accused and said that it had given one year to match the documents. That's not done yet. During the hearing, Sarvesh Mishra's lawyer said that ED had offered Sarvesh Mishra to become a government witness in the case. The lawyer appearing for the accused said that a charge sheet was filed in the case of Sanjay Singh. After that ED added new documents. He said that the law will not work according to ED.

On February 3, the court had sent both of them to judicial custody till date. On January 20, the court had extended the judicial custody of both of them till February 3. On February 3 itself, the court had given permission to Sanjay Singh to go to Rajya Sabha to take oath as a Rajya Sabha member.

On January 24, the court had granted regular bail to Sarvesh Mishra, accused in this case. ED had arrested Sanjay Singh on October 4 after questioning him at his official residence. Sanjay Singh has filed a bail petition in the High Court. Rouse Avenue Court had rejected the bail plea of ​​Sanjay Singh on 22 December 2023.

ED had arrested Sanjay Singh on October 4 after questioning him at his official residence. ED had arrested Manish Sisodia from Tihar Jail after interrogation in this case on March 9, 2023. Sisodia was earlier arrested by the CBI on 26 February 2023. In this case, the court today ordered Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to appear physically on March 16.