Delhi court reprimands Sanjay Singh for ‘political speech’ on Adani, issues warning

Delhi’s Rouse Avenue court on Friday warned AAP MP Sanjay Singh against giving “political speeches” in a strongly worded reply. Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Singh was produced before the court by the Enforcement Directorate in an alleged money-laundering case related to Delhi Liquor. it was done. The name of industrialist Gautam Adani was mentioned in the court room in the scam. Asking the politician not to raise an “unrelated matter”, the court said that if such speeches were made, it would hear the case through video conferencing.

Sanjay Singh claimed before the court that the Enforcement Directorate did not take action on his complaint against Adani.

“There is no unrelated matter. If you want to speech on Adani and Modi, I will ask you to appear through video conferencing from now on,” the judge said.

Special Judge MK Nagpal sent Sanjay Singh to judicial custody till October 27, 2023, when the investigating agency produces him before the court at the end of the period of custodial interrogation granted earlier.

Singh’s lawyer filed a petition before the court seeking permission to cite 16 books written by freedom fighters and social reformers. The court allowed him to carry books and medicines as per jail rules.

According to the agency, Singh claimed that during interrogation, the ED had asked “non-serious and unrelated questions”.

Before appearing in the court, he attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

While being driven away by the police, he told a media person on camera, “Modi ji is not the Prime Minister of India, but of Adani. When will Adani’s scam be investigated?”

The Enforcement Directorate claims that Singh played a key role in the implementation of the now withdrawn Delhi Excise policy.

Delhi’s AAP government had withdrawn the liquor policy after Lieutenant Governor Anil Saxena ordered a CBI probe into corruption allegations. The agencies have alleged that under the policy, certain elements of the government favored some liquor traders while granting licenses at the expense of the exchequer for monetary gain.

With inputs from ANI