October 1, 2022

Court orders transfer of case against Satyender Jain to another judge | Latest News India


A Delhi court docket on Friday allowed the transfer of the cash laundering case against Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Satyender Jain to another judge over alleged bias.

Principal district and periods court docket Vinay Kumar Gupta mentioned particular judge Vikas Dhull will now pay attention the topic as an alternative of Geetanjali Goel. An in depth order was once awaited.

On Thursday, the court docket reserved its order at the Enforcement Directorate’s (ED) plea for the transfer.

Additional solicitor normal SV Raju, who gave the impression for the ED, instructed the court docket Jain faked sickness through getting a record from the Delhi government-run Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Hospital. He added Goel didn’t test the veracity of the clinical certificates regardless of understanding there was once one thing fishy.

ED mentioned Jain remained within the sanatorium of his selection regardless of being in custody and that adjournments have been sought sooner than the intervening time bail plea on well being grounds was once withdrawn.

“It was filed on the ground that [Jain] was sick, bad-ridden, could not move, and needed assistance. This was their case. Our case is he is faking sickness. The hospital is managed. The judge did not consider our arguments,” Raju mentioned.

Raju mentioned Jain was once a prison minister however Goel didn’t believe the rest. “Jail body of workers and the prison superintendent have been beneath him…..Look on the behavior of the judge. “

Senior suggest Kapil Sibal, showing for Jain, mentioned ED’s software is a malafide as no apprehension was once raised when the bail arguments have been heard sooner than September 15. He mentioned the company didn’t carry any objections when the Goel despatched Jain to a custodial remand on two events and disregarded the common bail plea.

Sibal known as ED’s software a delaying tactic to stay Jain in custody and lengthen his incarceration.