Former Deputy CM Manish Sisodia's bail request in the CBI's excise policy case is being considered by the Delhi Court
On Friday, a Delhi court said that it will rule on the former deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia's request for bail in the excise policy case brought by the Central Bureau of Investigation on March 31. (CBI).
After receiving a brief statement from the CBI outlining its position in the case, Special Judge M K Nagpal withheld his decision on the Aam Aadmi Party leader's request for regular bail in the case.
"The CBI has made a short written response objecting to the accused's ordinary bail plea. The accused's attorney has received a copy of the document as well as case law. The special court said that copies of portions of the case diary and witness statements were also made public.
The hearing on Sisodia's bail request was postponed by the court on March 21 to March 24 in order to allow for any further clarifications and arguments.
Throughout its seven days of captivity, Sisodia has already been questioned by the CBI.
On February 26, the agency detained Sisodia in relation to allegations of corruption in the creation and execution of the now-cancelled Delhi Excise Policy 2021–2022.
Sisodia was detained at Tihar prison on March 9 in connection with the CBI case when he was taken into custody by the Enforcement Directorate.