CBI court extends judicial custody of Satyendar Jain in money laundering case

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New Delhi, June 27: A special CBI court on Monday extended the judicial custody of Delhi health minister Satyendar Jain for the next 14 days in a money laundering case. Jain was produced from the hospital through video conference (VC). His counsel also joined proceedings through VC.

Vacation Judge Neelofar Abida Perveen extended the judicial custody of Satyender Jain after hearing the submission of Enforcement Directorate (ED). Court directed that the accused will be produced on 11 July.

Earlier in the day the accused was not produced in the court. The court had asked why he is not produced. Judicial custody can’t be extended without the accused being produced.

The investigation officer had informed the court that the accused was in judicial custody and was hospitalised. Thereafter the court has asked to produce through VC.

Advocate Zohaib Husain and NK Matta for ED argued that the accused should be remanded further judicial custody as the investigation is still on.

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