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Sunday, 19 May 2024 7.59 PM IST

Excise policy scam case: Arvind Kejriwal produced in court, ED seeks 10-day custody of Kejriwal

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NEW DELHI: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who was arrested in the Excise Policy scam case, was produced in the Rouse Avenue court in Delhi. The Enforcement Directorate (ED) produced Kejriwal in court after questioning him at the ED office. Court proceedings have started.

The ED has sought 10-day custody of Kejriwal in connection with a money laundering case linked to the Excise Policy scam. It was senior advocate Manu Abhishek Singhvi who appeared for Kejriwal.

The ED informed the court of the necessity of Kejriwal's arrest. It said that there was evidence against him, including WhatsApp chats. The ED, which stated that Kejriwal had direct involvement in policy-making, added that the arrest was made following the procedure under PMLA. Vijay Nair, a Malayali, is the middleman in the scam. The ED also told the court that the corruption money was used for Punjab and Goa elections.

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