SC Directs Sessions Court to Hear on Sept 22 ED Plea Seeking Transfer of Hearing

Final Up to date: September 21, 2022, 14:53 IST

Satyendar Jain was arrested by the ED on Might 30 underneath the prison sections of the PMLA and is in judicial custody at current. (Picture: ANI)

The ED had arrested Jain and two others in a case based mostly on a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) FIR lodged towards the Aam Aadmi Celebration chief in 2017 underneath the Prevention of Corruption Act.

The Supreme Courtroom on Wednesday directed a periods court docket right here to take up on September 22 an Enforcement Directorate utility in search of switch of bail listening to of Delhi minister Satyendar Jain in a cash laundering case to a different decide.

Observing that any accused is entitled to an expeditious listening to of his bail plea, a three-judge bench headed by Justice D Y Chandrachud requested the principal district and periods decide of the Rouse Avenue court docket to take up the petition for listening to.

“We make clear that any celebration aggrieved by the choice on switch petition can search acceptable cures accessible in regulation. The discussion board for listening to of bail will rely on the choice of the District Choose,” stated the bench additionally comprising Justices Hima Kohli and P S Narasimha.

Principal District and Classes Choose Vinay Kumar Gupta had on September 19 stayed the proceedings of the bail listening to and issued discover to Jain and different co-accused within the case on an ED utility in search of switch of the case to a different decide.

The ED had arrested Jain and two others in a case based mostly on a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) FIR lodged towards the Aam Aadmi Celebration chief in 2017 underneath the Prevention of Corruption Act.

Jain is accused of getting laundered cash via 4 corporations linked to him.

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