Excise Policy Case: Timeline of occasions that led to arrest of Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia
Sisodia was produced earlier than particular decide M K Nagpal, who prolonged his custody until March 22. The ED had sought a seven-day extension of Sisodia’s custody.
Heavy safety deployment was made inside and outdoors the Rouse Avenue Court premises.
The Enforcement Directorate advised the court docket that essential data had come up throughout Sisodia’s custody and he needed to be confronted with different accused individuals. These included former excise commissioner Rahul Singh, Dinesh Arora and Amit Arora.
Delhi Court reserves order for additional custody of Manish Sisodia
The former Delhi deputy chief minister had additionally to be confronted together with his former secretary C Arvind, the ED mentioned. C Arvind is just not an accused within the case.
The probe company additionally advised the court docket that voluminous knowledge from Sisodia’s e-mail and cellular and different units can also be being forensically analysed.
Opposing the ED’s plea, Sisodia’s lawyer mentioned there’s not a whisper from the company relating to the proceeds of the crime, which is key to the case. There isn’t any justification for the extension of custody and Sisodia was confronted solely with 4 individuals throughout his earlier seven-day custody, he mentioned.
The ED arrested Sisodia on March 9 within the Tihar jail, the place he was lodged in reference to a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) case about alleged corruption within the formulation and implementation of the now-scrapped Delhi excise policy for 2021-22. The CBI arrested Sisodia on February 26.
(With PTI inputs)