Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s January prediction in regards to the imminent arrest of his Well being Minister Satyendar Jain got here true on Monday.
Minister Satyendar Jain was arrested this night by the Enforcement Directorate or ED in an alleged cash laundering case.
The arrest comes practically two months after properties value Rs 4.81 crore owned by the Aam Aadmi Celebration chief and his household had been connected by the Enforcement Directorate.
The probe company, which investigates monetary crimes, alleged that the minister within the Arvind Kejriwal authorities was concerned in hawala transactions with a Kolkata-based agency in 2015-16.
“From our sources, now we have acquired to know that proper earlier than Punjab polls, within the coming few days, the ED goes to arrest (Delhi Well being and Residence Minister) Satyendar Jain. They’re most welcome. Beforehand too, the centre had performed raids on Satyendar Jain however acquired nothing,” Mr Kejriwal had stated this in January.
The timing of the arrest might not have coincided with the Punjab polls however the substantive matter of arrest bore fruit right this moment.
Again then, Mr Jain had additionally attacked the BJP-controlled central authorities and stated he was able to be arrested.
“A faux case has been occurring towards Satyendar Jain for eight years. He has been referred to as by the ED a number of occasions thus far. The ED had stopped calling him for a while as a result of it didn’t discover something towards him. Now, it has once more began calling him as a result of he’s the (AAP) in-charge of the Himachal Pradesh polls,” Manish Sisodia, deputy chief minster Delhi, stated right this moment in a tweet in Hindi.
AAP chief Sanjay Singh alleged the Minister has been arrested now to “defame” the get together forward of the Himachal Pradesh Meeting polls.
“The ED summoned Satyendar Jain seven occasions in 2018 however couldn’t discover something towards him. The ED took no motion from 2019 until now and the case seemed to be closed. Now the case has been reopened earlier than the Himachal election. That is nothing however one more occasion of the BJP manhandling the state equipment for political positive factors,” he stated.