AAP leader Sanjay Singh assures Supreme Court not to make any comments about his role in liquor policy case | India News

NEW DELHI: Aam Aadmi Party leader Sanjay Singh on Tuesday assured the apex court that he will not make any comments about his role in the Delhi excise policy case even as he was granted bail in a money laundering case linked to the scheme.
“Given the statement made, we allow the present appeal and direct that the appellant – Sanjay Singh will be released on bail during the pendency of the aforesaid proceedings, on terms and conditions to be fixed by the trial Court,” the top court said.
“We clarify that the concession given in the Court today would not be treated as a precedent. We also clarify that we have not made any comments on the merits of the case,” the top court added.
AAP leader’s lawyer also assured that the appellant Sanjay Singh will not make any comment about his role in the present case.
A three-bench led by Justice Sanjiv Khanna directed the central agency to release of Sanjay Singh on bail during the pendency of proceedings in the case
Additional Solicitor General SV Raju appearing for ED stated that the probe agency has no objection in case the appellant -Sanjay Singh is released on bail.
The ED response came after the court sought to know from the investigating agency whether it needed further custody of AAP leader Sanjay Singh in the excise policy case.
Aam Aadmi Party leader Sanjay Singh has approached the Supreme Court against the Delhi High Court order refusing to grant him bail after he was arrested by the central agency on October 4, 2023, in the case.
According to ED, Sanjay Singh was alleged to be involved in creating a special purpose vehicle to launder the proceeds of crime that would have been generated from the business arising out of the policy changes as conspired by him and his co-conspirators.
The Enforcement Directorate also stated that Sanjay Singh has had certain confidential documents about the investigation of this case that are not in the public domain

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