Correct Answer : Option (A) - Delhi
The Enforcement Directorate has got custody of Delhi health minister "Satyendar Jain" till June 9 in the money laundering case in which he was arrested on Monday(30th May 2022). He will now be produced before the court on June 9.
WHAT HAPPENED IN COURT :
Seeking 14-day custody, the ED told the court that it was required to find sources and trail of money in the case.
"There's a chequered trail of money. We don't know if the money was his or if he was laundering money for someone else. We need to see if there are other money trails," argued Solicitor General Tushar Mehta. He added that 'accomplices' Ankush and Vaibhav Jain, relatives of the accused, had given statements on affidavit.
Senior Advocate N Hariharan, arguing for Satyendar Jain, said there is no evidence. "His house has already been searched on two occasions. His bank accounts also seized," he said.
The court finally awarded the central agncy custody of Satyendar Jain till June 9.
WHAT'S THE CASE?
The ED initiated a money laundering investigation based on an FIR registered by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) against Satyendar Jain and others under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code and the Prevention of Corruption Act.
Investigations by the financial probe agency have revealed that in 2015-2016, when Jain was a public servant, companies owned and controlled by him received up to Rs 4.81 crore from shell companies through the Hawala network, the ED said..Source : India Today