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Satyendar Jain money laundering case: ED arrests 2 businessmen in Delhi

Satyendar Jain was arrested by ED on May 30 under the criminal sections of the PMLA and is in judicial custody at present.

Reported By : Atul Bhatia Edited By : Paras Bisht | New Delhi
Updated on: July 01, 2022 14:22 IST
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Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain, arrested in connection with a money laundering case. 

Highlights

  • ED arrested two businessmen in connection with the probe against Satyendar Jain
  • The two have been taken into custody under sections of PMLA
  • Earlier, Jain was was 'confronted with incriminating evidence' by ED

Satyendar Jain money laundering case: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday arrested two businessmen, Vaibhav Jain and Ankush Jain, in connection with the money laundering probe against Delhi minister Satyendar Jain. The two have been taken into custody under sections of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA). They were placed under arrest following their questioning. The agency had raided the two, alleged to be "business associates" of Jain, last month as part of this investigation. 

Satyendar Jain, 57, was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate on May 30 under the criminal sections of the PMLA and is in judicial custody at present. Jain is the minister without portfolio in the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) led Delhi government. He was was 'confronted with incriminating evidence', establishing his association with entities in the case. 

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Earlier, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader cited memory loss due to Covid 19 during a round of questioning by ED. He had tested positive for Covid-19 in January 2020.

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