Arvind Kejriwal, the Chief Minister of Delhi, sent to judicial custody until April 15

NEW DELHI: Chief Minister of Delhi Arvind Kejriwal appeared before Special Judge Kaveri Baweja at Rouse Avenue Court on Monday and was subsequently placed under judicial detention till April 15. At the conclusion of his remand in the money laundering case involving the Delhi Excise policy, Kejriwal appeared before the court.

The Enforcement Department filed a court plea requesting that Arvind Kejriwal be placed under judicial custody and asserting that additional interrogation while in jail is not necessary at this time. For the ED, Solicitor General SV Raju was making an appearance. Kejriwal filed a request for authorization to carry some prescribed medication while in judicial detention in Tihar through his attorneys.

Kejriwal also filed a request for permission to carry a number of literature, including the Ramayana, the Bagwad Geeta, and Neerja Chaudhary’s book “How Prime Ministers Decide.” Sunita Kejriwal, the wife of Arvind Kejriwal, arrived at the Rouse Avenue court earlier in the day before her husband was called to appear before the judge. Atishi and Saurabh Bharadwaj, two ministers from Delhi, were also in court on Monday.

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) detained Arvind Kejriwal on suspicion of money laundering in connection with the Delhi Excise Policy. Arvind Kejriwal, the chief minister of Delhi, was placed under prison remand for a further four days on Thursday by the Rouse Avenue Court.

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