Delhi excise policy scam: ED to question Sisodia in Tihar jail today

The Enforcement Directorate on Tuesday will question former Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi Manish Sisodia in Tihar jail in connection with the Delhi Excise policy case, sources informed.

Earlier on Monday, Delhi’s Rouse Avenue Court sent him to Judicial Custody till March 20. Notably, Sisodia was arrested on February 26 in an ongoing investigation of a case related to alleged irregularities in the framing and implementation of the excise policy of the GNCTD.

The Special Judge, MK Nagpal on Monday sent Sisodia to Judicial Custody for 14 days after noting that CBI didn’t demand further Custody of him at this time, but it may be sought later if required. Sisodia has been allowed to have medicines prescribed in his MLC conducted by the CBI officials.

He has also been permitted to carry a pair of spectacles, a diary, a pen, and a copy of The Gita during the judicial custody period. Apart from it, the court also directed the Jail superintendent to consider the request of keeping the accused in the vipassana cell/ Meditation cell.

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