[Excise Policy Case] Delhi Court remands AAP MP Sanjay Singh to Judicial Custody till October 27

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Singh was arrested on October 4 by the ED in the money laundering case

Special Judge MK Nagpal of the Rouse Avenue Court, Delhi on Friday remanded Aam Aadmi Party MP Sanjay Singh to Judicial custody till October 27, in a money laundering case related to the Delhi excise policy scam. 

Singh was produced today, after the expiry of his three day ED remand. He was initially remanded to five days ED custody. 

Sanjay Singh was arrested on October 4 by the ED in the money laundering case. According to reports, Singh was taken into custody after day-long searches on his residence. This is the third high-profile arrest in the case. 

On the last hearing, the trial court had directed Singh not to give an interview to the media while being produced and also asked the press not to ask him questions. The judge had said, "Talking to the media while appearing in court creates a security problem".

The AAP MP was arrested a day after, a Delhi Court allowed Raghav Magunta son of YSR Congress MP Magunta Srinivasulu Reddy and businessman Dinesh Arora, both accused in the case to "turn approvers".

In the Prosecution complaint filed by the ED, Sanjay Singh's name appeared in a statement by Arora. 

Arora and Magunta were arrested by the agency earlier this year and are out on bail. Besides the two businessman, AAP's communication in-charge Vijay Nair was also arrested in September 2022, and former Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia was arrested in February, this year. 

Notably, the AAP Leader moved the High Court today i.e. October 13, challenging his arrest and ED remand in the case.