CBI questions Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain's wife in money laundering case

CBI team at residence of Delhi minister Satyendra Jain

CBI team at residence of Delhi minister Satyendra Jain

A team of CBI sleuths reportedly sought clarifications from Jain's wife regarding allegations of money laundering against the minister. CBI had registered a preliminary enquiry against the minister in April. Names of three shell companies - Prayas Info Solutions private limited, Akinchand Developers Private Limited and Managalyatan Projects Private Limited - have also cropped up during investigations. He was also accused of laundering Rs 11.78 crore in 2010-12 through these companies and a Delhi-based company.

Central agencies raiding the AAP's offices is nothing but a ploy to divert attention from the Vyapam scam, Panama papers and alleged irregularities in the Delhi District Cricket Association (DDCA), Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia alleged.

The CBI refuted allegations that it raided the minister's residence.

CBI had questioned Mr. Satyendra Jain on Thursday in connection with money laundering case.

According to the BJP-led central government, Jain has used two men - Sanjay and Suresh - for sending hawala money to businessmen in Kolkata.

The Delhi government on Monday accused the central government of using the "caged parrot" CBI to "silence dissenters".

As for the income tax department, which has claimed that four persons had deposed as witnesses against Jain, the AAP said, "The truth is that all four witnesses were pressurised and made to give false statements".

When Jain told the I-T department he wanted to confront the four persons, it allowed him to talk to one Babloo. "Centre trying to silence dissenters via #CagedParrot", tweeted Arunoday Prakash, media advisor to Manish Sisodia.

Another day, another raid! CBI now raids Minister Jain's residence.

Recommended News

  • Afghan commando kills 3 United States soldiers in "green-on-blue" attack

    Western officials say most insider attacks stem from personal grudges and cultural misunderstandings rather than insurgent plots. The latest killings come at a time of intensified violence and when the U.S. is considering sending more troops to Afghanistan .
    Taliban attack kills 5 policemen in Afghanistan

    Taliban attack kills 5 policemen in Afghanistan

    The attack occurred at Camp Shaheen, which serves as the headquarters for the Afghan Army's 209th Corps in Mazar-i-Sharif. The Taliban also claimed responsibility for an attack on a Afghan military base that left well over 100 troops dead.
    LONDON TERROR: 'Several' people hit by van near mosque

    LONDON TERROR: 'Several' people hit by van near mosque

    All my thoughts are with the victims, their families and the emergency services on the scene, the Prime Minister said . Mohammed Kozbar, chairman of Finsbury Park Mosque , described the horrifying incident as a " terror attack ".
  • Pakistan's future looks bright with Hasan, Fakhar and Amir

    Pakistan's future looks bright with Hasan, Fakhar and Amir

    Cricket fans should be able to see more of Amir during the second half of the summer, as he is due to take up a deal with Essex. This was Pakistan's third ICC tournament win, having earlier won the 50-over World Cup in 1992 and the World Twenty20 in 2009.

    Cuba blasts Trump's policy speech as 'hostile rhetoric'

    Most US presidential candidates dared not to challenge the group for fear of losing critical votes in the swing state of Florida . When Obama made the agreement and restored relations with the Cuban government , he gave them everything they asked for.

    All Whites fall short in Confed Cup opener

    New Zealand opted for a change on the hour-mark, as Kosta Barbarouses made for way Bill Tuiloma as they pushed for an equaliser. The win puts them top of Group A, with Mexico and Portugal - the other two teams in the section - due to face off on Sunday.
  • 'Sombre' Britain prepares for historic Brexit talks

    'Sombre' Britain prepares for historic Brexit talks

    The British government plans to have the next Parliament hold a two-year session to deal with the expected onslaught of Brexit-related legislation.

    London police plead for calm after attack at mosque

    There were more angry scenes as police arrived and protected the accused man as he was put into a police vehicle. But he insisted: "This community of ours in Finsbury Park is mild-mannered, calm. not known for violence".

    Presidential polls: Shiv Sena refuses blanket support to NDA

    To this, the Sena chief said they would take a call on support after the BJP reveals its choice for president, the source said. BJP chief Amit Shah held a close-door meeting with Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray at the latter's residence on Sunday.
  • Trump talks infrastructure initiative on Kentucky border

    Trump also spoke on the " ObamaCare catastrophe", which he said was created by "congressional Democrats". It will be Trump's first visit to Cincinnati as president.

    Irish, British PMs to meet to talk Brexit, Northern Ireland crisis

    Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is in London for his first meeting as Taoiseach with the British Prime Minister Theresa May . Without a deal, Northern Ireland's exporters face tariffs, based on World Trade Organization rules.

    UK to double length of next Parliament to deal with Brexit

    It is reported the Prime Minister hopes to get a clear run to 2019, and bide enough time to complete Brexit and find a successor. The last time a two-year parliament was announced was in 2010, at the formation of the Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition.

We are pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news.
Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper.
Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.