Delhi excise policy case: Vijay Nair, recently arrested for his alleged role within the irregularities referring to the excise policy of the Delhi Government was produced earlier than the courtroom, by means of CBI at the give up of his remand granted earlier.
A Delhi court nowadays despatched Vijay Nair, the communique strategist of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) to judicial custody till October 20 in connection with alleged irregularities within the Delhi excise police case.
Vijay Nair, recently arrested for his alleged role inside the irregularities bearing on the excise policy of the Delhi Government became produced earlier than the court, with the aid of CBI on the end of his remand granted earlier.
Special Judge MK Nagpal nowadays decided to ship Vijay Nair into Judicial custody after the Central Bureau of Investigation didn’t are seeking for further custodial remand of him and said no extra police custody become required.
Earlier the court docket even as granting the custodial remand stated that the allegations appearing inside the FIR are critical and an in depth investigation is required for the reason of arriving at a logical conclusion inside the due path. It might be inside the interest of justice to allow police custody of accused Vijay Nair.
The court docket at the ultimate date of listening to also noted that the FIR reflects allegations of fee of some of irregularities within the framing and implementation of the Excise Policy of NCT of Delhi for the year 2021-2022 and diverse recognized and unknown men and women have been proven instrumental therein at numerous degrees allegedly performing numerous roles and undue favours to the licensees for obtaining unlawful pecuniary advantages.
Senior Advocate Ramesh Gupta at the side of Advocate Mohd Irshad contended on behalf of the accused that the handiest conceivable floor being pleaded/argued on behalf of the prosecution is that the accused did not cooperate at some stage in the route of the investigation and that there was no want for further extension of police custody as he has already gone through the same for five days.
Recently the equal court of MK Nagpal had also despatched Sameer Mahendru to ED remand. Sameer Mahendru, Managing Director of Delhi’s Jor Bagh-based totally liquor distributor Indospirit Group, changed into arrested by the ED officials closing week.
Enforcement Directorate (ED) has also filed ECIR whilst initiating a cash laundering probe in connection with the CBI FIR referring to the framing and execution of the Delhi Government’s excise coverage in which Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia is the accused.
The ED arrested Sameer Mahendru after an afternoon the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) arrested Vijay Nair, former leader govt officer of Mumbai-based totally Only Much Louder, in reference to the Delhi Excise Policy case.
Among the accused public servants is Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, the then Excise Commissioner Arva Gopi Krishna, Deputy Commissioner Anand Tiwari and Assistant Commissioner Pankaj Bhatnagar.
Other accused are Manoj Rai, a former employee of Pernod Ricard; Amandeep Dhal, director of Brindco Sales; director of Buddy Retail Amit Arora, and Dinesh Arora; permitted signatories of Mahadev Liquors Sunny Marwah, Arun Ramchandra Pillai and Arjun Pandey.
The ED and the CBI had alleged that irregularities had been devoted while editing the Excise Policy, undue favours have been prolonged to licence holders, the licence fee changed into waived or decreased and the L-1 licence become prolonged with out the competent authority’s approval. The beneficiaries diverted “unlawful” gains to the accused officials and made false entries in their books of account to stay away from detection.
This allegedly precipitated a loss of ₹ 144.36 crore to the exchequer, stated the FIR, which has been instituted on a reference from the Union Home Ministry following a advice from Delhi Lieutenant-Governor Vinai Kumar Saxena.