New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and Health Minister of Delhi's Arvind Kejriwal government, Satyendra Kumar Jain, is getting tightened in the money laundering case. On Monday (6 June 2022), the Enforcement Directorate (ED) carried out raids on the AAP leader's house including his 7 locations. During this, ED has recovered undeclared cash of 2.82 crore and 1.80 kg gold.
ED has conducted searches on 6.6.2022 under PMLA,2002 at the premises of Satyendar Kumar Jain and others. Various incriminating documents, digital records, cash amounting to Rs. 2.85 Crore and 133 gold coins weighing 1.80 kg in total from unexplained source have been seized. pic.twitter.com/WYSDPkPrXN
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According to media reports, it has been told that during a one-day raid on the premises of Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain and his associate on June 6, Rs 2.82 crore in cash and 133 weighing 1.80 kg under PMLA from unexplained sources. Gold coins confiscated. Further investigation is on. Let us inform that while giving information to the media on Tuesday, the ED said that this action which lasted all day on Monday was done under PMLA. After this seizure, the tension between the Kejriwal government of Delhi and the main opposition BJP has increased. At the same time, Satyendar Jain is in ED custody till June 9 in a money laundering case related to a Kolkata-based company.
In this case, BJP leader Kapil Mishra tweeted that, 'CM Kejriwal was talking about giving him (Satyendra Jain) Padma Shri. According to Kejriwal, they are honest. The corruption of Satyendra Jain is just a glimpse. The real face is someone else. Let us inform that Satyendra Jain was arrested by the ED on May 30 under the provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA). Later, the lower court sent him to the ED's custody on May 31. Earlier, the trial court had allowed the presence of a lawyer during the interrogation. The lawyer was allowed to stay at a distance from where he could hear nothing but see what was happening. However, the Delhi High Court later stayed this order of the lower court.