District Judge Seeks ED Response on Jain’s Transfer Plea

NEW DELHI: The Principal District and Sessions Judge of Rouse Avenue Court sought a response of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on a plea moved by Satyendar Jain in seeking the transfer of case proceedings to be listed to another judge.

Posting the matter for hearing on May 4, 2023, it has asked ED to file its reply prior to the next date.

In the meanwhile, hearing the transfer petition, the court refused to stay the proceedings going before Special Judge Vikas Dhull in a money laundering case against Former Delhi Cabinet Minister Satyendar Jain. Jain on Tuesday moved applications seeking the transfer of the trial proceedings of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and Enforcement Directorate (ED) cases for alleged corruption and money laundering to another judge.

Jain is ccurrently lodged in Tihar Jail. The ED had initiated money laundering investigation on the basis of a First Information Report (FIR) registered by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on August 24, 2017 under the Prevention of Corruption Act against Jain and others.

According to the CBI, Satyendar Jain at charge in the Government of Delhi during February 14, 2015 to May 31, 2017, had acquired assets disproportionate to his known sources of income.

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