New Delhi: The Rouse Avenue Court on Wednesday sent Aam Aadmi Party leader and former Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia to judicial custody till April 5 in the excise policy case being probed by the ED. Upon the expiry of Sisodia’s ED custody, which was extended on March 17, he was produced before Rouse Avenue Court’s Special Judge M.K. Nagpal and was remanded to judicial custody till April 5. At the same time, he is already in judicial custody in a corruption case being probed by the CBI.
Bail plea will be heard on March 25
Manish Sisodia urged the court to allow him to carry some religious and spiritual books during judicial custody. After this, the court asked him to file an application in this regard. Sisodia on Tuesday moved a bail application in the Rose Avenue Court in the ED case and the court listed the matter for further hearing on March 25, while issuing notice to the central agency. The court had on Monday sent Sisodia to judicial custody till April 3 in the same case by the CBI.
Was arrested on 26 February
Explain that after the CBI arrested Sisodia on February 26, the ED also arrested him on March 9 in the same case. During the last hearing in the ED case, the ED told the court that important information has come to the fore during Sisodia’s custody and he has to be confronted with the other accused.