Delhi court adjourns proceedings in CBI, ED cases against Satyendar Jain until Oct 5

New Delhi, Sep 17 (UNI) After hearing request on behalf of Delhi’s former Health minister Satyendar Jain, a court here has adjourned the proceedings in Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and Enforcement Directorate (ED) cases against him until October five.

Special Judge (MPs / MLAs cases) Vikas Dhull, after hearing the request on behalf of Satyendar Jain in ED case, said, ” It is submitted by counsel for A-1 that in the transfer application filed by A-1, matter has now been adjourned for orders on September 20, 2023 by Principal District & Sessions Judge, RADC, New Delhi. Accordingly, he has prayed for adjournment to see the outcome of transfer applications.”

Special Public Prosecutor for Enforcement Directorate, N K Matta, opposed adjournment on the ground that there is no stay granted by the court of Principal District & Sessions Judge-cum-Special Judge and adjournments are being sought by A-1 on one pretext or the other. Accordingly matter be proceeded with, as per law.”

Jain had earlier moved an application under section 408 of Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) before Presiding Officer, Principal District and Sessions Judge-cum-Special Judge by seeking the transfer of two cases registered against him by Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to another judge.

CBI has registered a First Information Report (FIR) for disproportionate assets against Jain in 2017. On the basis of CBI’s FIR, Enforcement Directorate registered an ECIR against Jain and accused him of having money laundered through four companies allegedly linked to him and where he was holding shares while amassing disproportionate income.

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