Aam Aadmi Occasion chief Sanjay Singh, arrested in a cash laundering case linked to the alleged Delhi liquor coverage case, made an enormous declare about his boss Arvind Kejriwal. “A giant conspiracy is being devised to border Arvind Kejriwal,” claimed Mr Singh, flanked by a number of policemen.
“Not simply arrest, they’re planning a giant transfer in opposition to Mr Kejriwal,” the AAP MP not directly focused the Centre which the Opposition leaders declare is allegedly misusing probe businesses.
Sanjay Singh’s judicial custody has been prolonged until November 24 by a Delhi court docket. Particular Decide M Okay Nagpal additionally allowed Mr Singh to signal some paperwork associated to improvement work as a Member of Parliament.
Sanjay Singh was arrested by the anti-money laundering company on October 4 after an hours-long raid at his dwelling. He’s the third AAP chief to be arrested by a central company.
Earlier than him, Manish Sisodia was arrested earlier this yr and Satyendar Jain was arrested final yr.
The Enforcement Directorate additionally summoned Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal final week in reference to its cash laundering probe linked to the alleged Delhi excise coverage rip-off, however he skipped it saying it was “politically motivated”.
“All over the place the AAP is contesting elections, the BJP is being utterly destroyed. It has understood now that the one manner out is to ship AAP leaders to jail in a faux case and never allow them to come out,” he charged.
The AAP – whose a number of leaders are dealing with the probe company warmth – stated it’s going to conduct a “referendum” in Delhi and different components of the nation on whether or not Mr Kejriwal ought to resign if he’s arrested by the Enforcement Directorate or proceed to run the federal government from jail.
The choice was taken at a gathering Mr Kejriwal held with AAP councilors. The occasion, nonetheless, didn’t announce any date for the “referendum”.
The occasion additionally stated it’s going to search the court docket’s permission to have the Delhi Chief Minister work from jail in case he’s arrested by the Enforcement Directorate.
The ED and the CBI have alleged the Delhi authorities’s excise coverage for 2021-22 allowed cartelisation and favoured sure sellers who paid bribes for licenses. The AAP has strongly refuted the cost.
The liquor coverage was scrapped by Delhi Lieutenant Governor VK Saxena who beneficial a CBI probe into alleged corruption.
The CBI on February 26 arrested Manish Sisodia, then the deputy chief minister of Delhi, for alleged corruption within the formulation and implementation of the liquor coverage. He has been in custody since then. The ED arrested him in a cash laundering case stemming from the CBI FIR on March 9 after questioning him in Tihar Jail.