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Delhi Excise policy case: APP leader and Deputy CM Manish Sisodia’s aide Vijay Nair sent to 5-day CBI custody

Delhi liquor policy scam case: Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia's aide Vijay Nair sent to 5-day CBI custody

By Priyanka Verma 
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New Delhi: Vijay Nair, who was arrested in the Delhi New Excise Policy scam, has got a big setback from the Rouse Avenue Court. Rouse Avenue Court has sent Vijay Nair to five-day CBI remand. Vijay Nair, who is a businessman and close aide of Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia.

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Let us tell you, the CBI had arrested Vijay Nair on Tuesday night on charges of corruption in the new excise policy in which Manish Sisodia is also an accused. Sources said that Nair was one of the key conspirators and was involved in alleged irregularities in the allotment of liquor licences.

The CBI had sought seven days’ remand for questioning Vijay Nair in the corruption case. On Wednesday, a Delhi Rouse Avenue Court headed by Special Judge MK Nagpal sent Vijay Nair to five-day CBI custody.

The CBI had issued a Look Out Circular (LOC) against eight private persons named as accused in the Delhi Liquor Policy scam case on August 21. It also includes businessman Vijay Nair, whom the probe agency said was missing during the raids conducted on August 19.

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According to the CBI FIR in the case, Arjun Pandey, an aide of Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, had once collected cash worth around Rs 2-4 crore from Sameer Mahendru, owner of Indo Spirits, on behalf of Vijay Nair. Nair had allegedly given money to public servants accused in the case.

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