Delhi minister Satyendar Jain’s wife Poonam granted interim bail in money laundering case

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The Rouse Avenue court granted interim bail to Satyendar Jain’s wife, Poonam, in connection with a money laundering case.

Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain was arrested by ED in a money laundering case. (File photo)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Satyendar Jain’s wife Poonam was granted interim bail in money laundering probe
  • Satyendar Jain was arrested in May in connection with the case
  • The next hearing in the case is posted for August 20

A Delhi court on Saturday granted interim bail to Poonam Jain, wife of Delhi minister Satyendar Jain, in a money laundering case. The Rouse Avenue court granted interim bail to Poonam Jain on a personal bond of Rs 1 lakh.

In May, Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in a money laundering case. A month before that, assets worth Rs 4.81 crore linked to the Aam Aadmi Party minister’s family were attached by the ED in a disproportionate assets case.

Earlier, a Delhi court took cognizance of a chargesheet filed by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) against Satyendar Jain, his wife and eight others in connection with a money laundering case. The court said that there is sufficient incriminating evidence about the involvement of Satyendar Jain in money laundering case.

“Looking to the material on record, it can be said that there is prima facie sufficient incriminating evidence about the involvement of the accused,”the court order read.

“Thus, cognizance of the offence under Section 3 of PMLA punishable under Section 4 of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002 is taken,” it added.

Meanwhile, the Delhi court allowed interim bail to Satyendar Jain’s wife in connection with the case. The matter will be taken up for hearing on August 20.

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