On Saturday (2 December), the Enforcement Directorate filed a 60-page chargesheet against AAP MP Sanjay Singh in connection with the money laundering case linked to alleged Delhi excise policy scam.
The prosecution complaint has been filed before a local court under various sections of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).
This is a supplementary chargesheet in this case as the agency had filed about five such complaints earlier, news agency PTI reported.
Singh, an Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) member of the Rajya Sabha, was arrested by the ED in relation to this case in October.
ED had alleged that an accused businessman Dinesh Arora gave Rs 2 crore in cash in two separate instalments at the Rajya Sabha MP's residence.
However, Singh has refuted the allegation.
The ED arrested the AAP MP in connection with its money laundering investigation related to the 2021-22 Delhi Excise policy case. This came as the second high-profile arrest in this case, following that of Manish Sisodia, the former deputy chief minister of Delhi.
AAP, the ruling party in Delhi, has labeled the arrests and the case as a "political witch-hunt".
An investigation by the ED has revealed that Arora has given Rs 2 crore cash at Singh's house on two occasions - Rs 1 crore each time - the agency alleged in its remand application.
The alleged cash handover is said to have occurred between August 2021 and April 2022.
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