AAP protests against Sanjay Singh’s arrest by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in connection with an alleged liquor scam. Singh was arrested after raids and questioning over a money laundering case related to excise law in Delhi. AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal criticized PM Modi for his trepidation and accused him of being the most dishonest Prime Minister India has ever had. The Bharatiya Janata Party argued that Singh’s detention was an initial step towards creating a “Bhrashtachaar Mukt Bharat” (corruption-free India). Dinesh Arora’s remarks were crucial in Singh’s arrest. Singh is the second prominent person detained in the alleged liquor scam, following former deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia.
After Sanjay Singh’s arrest, AAP will demonstrate outside the BJP headquarters
According to Arvind Kejriwal, Sanjay Singh, the leader of AAP, got arrested because of the BJP’s displeasure with the opposition INDIA alliance.”
ED arrested Sanjay Singh
In opposition to Sanjay Singh’s arrest by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in the alleged liquor scam, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will demonstrate outside the BJP headquarters in New Delhi today. After raids at his Delhi home and hours of questioning regarding a money laundering case connected to excise law in Delhi, Sanjay Singh got into custody.
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Arvind Kejriwal criticized PM Modi
Arvind Kejriwal, the leader of AAP and Delhi’s chief minister, attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi after the arrest laid a political uproar. “This reveals Modi ji’s nervousness. Before the elections, they will detain more opposition figures,” Kejriwal stated on X.
“They detained Sanjay Singh, a vocal opponent of Modiji’s corruption. Narendra Modi, the prime minister, is tainted from top to bottom. He is the most dishonest prime minister India historically had,” Arvind Kejriwal declared. In response, the Bharatiya Janata Party said the detention was an initial move towards creating a “Bhrashtachaar Mukt Bharat” (corruption-free India).
Singh got detained as a result of Dinesh Arora’s comments
A day after a Delhi court approved restaurateur Dinesh Arora and Raghav Magunta to serve as approvers in ED’s excise case, Singh ended up in jail. A federal agency officer claims that statements made by Dinesh Arora, who claims to have been close to Singh, were crucial in leading to Wednesday’s arrest.
About the alleged liquor scam
After the former deputy chief minister, Manish Sisodia, Singh is the second prominent person detained in the alleged liquor scam. Sisodia received custody by ED after getting apprehended by CBI in February. The Delhi government left alcohol retail sales when the under-scanner excise policy took effect in November 2021 for the fiscal year 2021–2022. Private players were able to place bids on licenses.
The excise policy ended after Delhi’s lieutenant governor, VK Saxena, requested an inquiry into alleged inconsistencies. The investigation agency asserts that bribes originated to enact the policy. The Enforcement Directorate has made 14 arrests and brought five legal complaints.