The Enforcement Directorate (ED) notified the trial court on Tuesday that during questioning, Delhi minister and AAP leader Satyendra Jain claimed that he lost his memory owing to the effect of Covid.
Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Court on Tuesday reserved order on the bail plea of Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain in a money laundering case.
Senior counsel for Jain submitted, “no case of money laundering is made out against him.”
On the other hand, the prosecution said there are threats to witnesses. The investigation is still pending and he can influence the witnesses. He is involved in money laundering using the Hawala channel.
Special CBI Judge Geetanjali Goel reserved the order after a long hearing. The court is likely to pronounce the order on June 18.“I lost my memory due to Corona”: @AAPDelhi
leader Satyendar Jain to ED when confronted with hawala documents
ASG submitted that Jain had not cooperated in the investigation. His answers were always evasive. He denied the connection with the trust. When confronted with documents he said he doesn’t remember as his memory has been affected post-COVID.
SV Raju also submitted that the money laundering was done under the corporate veil of companies which Jain had controlled. Vaibhav Jain and Ankush Jain were made directors in those companies. They were his benamidars.
Satyendra Jain was arrested on May 30 in the money laundering case connected with the disproportionate asset (DA) case registered by CBI.