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Delhi Court takes cognizance of ED's chargesheet on Kejriwal

Delhi's Rouse Avenue Court has recently taken significant steps in the ongoing legal saga involving Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). The court has formally acknowledged a supplementary charge sheet related to a money laundering case linked to the Delhi Excise policy.

News Arena Network - New Delhi - UPDATED: July 9, 2024, 05:29 AM - 3 mins read

Delhi Court Acts on Kejriwal Supplementary Charges by ED in PMLA Case.

Delhi Court takes cognizance of ED's chargesheet on Kejriwal

Delhi Court Acts on Kejriwal Supplementary Charges by ED in PMLA Case.


Delhi's Rouse Avenue Court has recently taken significant steps in the ongoing legal saga involving Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). The court has formally acknowledged a supplementary charge sheet related to a money laundering case linked to the Delhi Excise policy.

 

Special Judge Kaveri Baweja has processed the charge sheets, issuing production warrants for Arvind Kejriwal, Vinod Chauhan, and AAP through Kejriwal, while summoning Ashish Mathur through the Investigating Officer. The matter is scheduled for a hearing on July 12 to bring Kejriwal and Vinod Chauhan before the court.

 

This development marks the seventh and eighth supplementary charge sheets filed in this complex legal matter. The Directorate of Enforcement (ED) had previously lodged a supplementary prosecution complaint against Arvind Kejriwal and AAP on May 17, leading to Kejriwal's arrest on March 21.

 

Another complaint was subsequently filed against Vinod Chauhan and Ashish Mathur on July 1 as part of the ongoing investigation into alleged financial irregularities.

 

The case has garnered attention due to allegations that significant sums were transferred through illicit channels, purportedly for political purposes. According to legal submissions opposing Kejriwal's bail plea, there is evidence suggesting he demanded a bribe of Rs. 100 crores for the AAP's election campaign in Goa.

 

Additionally, it was alleged that Rs. 45 crores was transferred by Vinod Chauhan to Chanpreet Singh through hawala transactions, purportedly for managing the AAP's election activities in Goa.

 

The ED's investigation claims to have uncovered substantial evidence, including call records, IT data seizures, and witness statements, indicating a network of financial transactions linked to Chanpreet Singh and others involved in the AAP's campaign.

 

Further details emerged during legal proceedings, alleging direct communications between Kejriwal and Vinod Chauhan, substantiating their proximity and involvement in the financial affairs under scrutiny.

 

The legal arguments have also highlighted the applicability of Section 70 of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), contending that Kejriwal, as the national convenor of AAP, bears responsibility for the party's financial conduct under this statute. The case underscores broader concerns about transparency and accountability in political financing, particularly in the context of electoral processes.

 

As the matter progresses, it continues to attract scrutiny and interest, not only for its legal implications but also for its potential impact on governance and political practices.

 

The forthcoming court proceedings are anticipated to shed further light on the allegations and the defence's responses, shaping the trajectory of this high-profile legal battle involving senior political figures.

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