New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday extended the interim bail of Satyendar Jain till September 1 on medical grounds in the money laundering case against him through the ED.
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday extended the interim bail of Satyendar Jain till September 1 on medical grounds in the money laundering case against him through the ED. Now the Supreme Court will hear the regular bail application on 1 September. On the other hand, the investigating agency CBI had opposed the extension of interim bail of Satyendar Jain. Let us tell you that at present the former minister is on interim bail.
In a hearing, Justice A.S. Bopanna and M.M. Sunderesh bench gave this order. However, senior advocate Abhishek Manu Singhvi, appearing for Jain, appealed to the court to extend his interim bail citing medical grounds.
Additional Solicitor General S.V., appearing for the Enforcement Directorate. Raju reiterated his appeal to get Satyendar Jain’s medical evaluation done by a panel of doctors from AIIMS. Significantly, on May 26, the Supreme Court granted interim bail to Jain for six weeks to undergo spinal surgery in a private hospital of his choice, after which the time was extended.
The last hearing in this case took place on July 10, in which the court extended his bail till July 24. It was argued before the Supreme Court that Jain has various medical problems and his weight has reduced by more than 30 kg.
Let us tell you that in April this year, the Delhi High Court rejected the bail application of Satyendar Jain and his two accomplices in the money laundering case being probed by the central agency. Jain has been in custody since May 30 last year. For the time being, the former Delhi minister will now be out of jail till September 1.