Delhi excise policy case: ED files charge sheet against Sanjay Singh

Sanjay Singh, a Rajya Sabha MP of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), was arrested in this case by the ED in October.

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Published Dec 02, 2023 | 4:01 PMUpdated Dec 02, 2023 | 4:01 PM

Delhi excise policy case: ED files charge sheet against Sanjay Singh

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Saturday, 2 December, filed a charge sheet against AAP MP Sanjay Singh, in connection with the Delhi excise policy-linked money laundering case, officials said.

The prosecution complaint has been filed before a local court under various sections of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).

This is a supplementary charge sheet in this case as the agency had filed about five such complaints earlier.

Singh’s involvement in the case

Singh, a Rajya Sabha MP of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), was arrested in this case by the ED in October.

An investigation by the ED has revealed that an accused businessman Dinesh Arora had given ₹2 crore cash at Singh’s house on two occasions — ₹1 crore each time — the agency alleged in its remand application.

Singh has rebutted the claim.

The AAP MP was arrested by the ED in connection with its money laundering probe linked to the 2021-22 Delhi excise policy case and was the second high-profile leader after Manish Sisodia, former deputy chief minister of Delhi, to be held in this case.

The AAP that rules Delhi has called the arrests and the case a “political witch-hunt”.

The period when the cash was allegedly given was between August 2021 and April 2022.

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