Excise case: ED questions Sisodia in Tihar Jail; one more businessman arrested
Former Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, who was arrested in a corruption case related to Delhi Excise Policy, has been lodged in Tihar Jail. The enforcement department is going to investigate him.
Enforcement agencies are expected to file a case against Sisodia, who has been arrested under the Anti-Money Laundering Act and lodged in Tihar Jail, this afternoon.
Sisodia was arrested by the CBI on February 26 in connection with corruption in the formulation and implementation of the Delhi Excise Policy in 2021-22. The Delhi court ordered to remand him till March 20.
In this situation, another liquor industrialist from Hyderabad, Arun Ramachandra Pillai, was arrested on Monday evening in connection with violation of excise policy and has been lodged in jail.
He was then a contributor to Robin Distilleries LLP. He is Telangana Chief Minister K. The enforcement agencies said that the ‘South Group’, associated with Chandrasekhar Rao’s daughter K. Kavita and others, represented the liquor sales company.
Arrested liquor dealer Sameer Mahandru, his wife Geetika Mahandru and their company Indospirit Group.
Businessman Pillai will be produced in court today. It is noted that the Enforcement Department will take him into custody and interrogate him.