New Delhi: The Supreme Court granted interim bail to Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Satyendar Jain for six weeks in a money laundering case.
Though, Jain’s bail plea was challenged by the Enforcement Directorate, but the apex court granted him Interim bail on medical conditions.
Justices JK Maheshwari and PS Narasimha granted interim bail to Jain until July 11, 2023 and directed him not to influence witnesses.
The court imposed several conditions, including not talking to the media and not leaving Delhi without permission. Also, Relevant treatment papers are to be produced before the court, and Jain can choose any hospital for his medical treatment.
The Delhi High Court had dismissed Jain’s bail plea, stating that he is an influential person with the potential to tamper with evidence. Jain joined the investigation, appeared before the Enforcement Directorate on seven occasions, and lost 35 kg due to his health condition. (PW Desk)