AAP Minister Satyendra Jain Approaches Court To Stop The Release Of Footage Of HimReceiving Special Treatment Inside Tihar

AAP Minister Satyendra Jain Approaches Court To Stop The CCTV Footage Release Of Him Inside Tihar

by Swarajya Staff - Thursday, November 24, 2022 11:07 AM IST
AAP Minister Satyendra Jain Approaches Court To Stop The CCTV Footage Release Of Him Inside TiharAAP Minister Satyendra Jain in Tihar jail getting a massage

Videos of Aam Aadmi Party Minister Satyendra Jain getting special treatment in jail have invited criticism on the conduct of the AAP leader.

On Wednesday (23 November), he urged a Delhi court to restrain media from running any footage from inside his prison cell.

Special Judge Vikas Dhull issued notice to Tihar Jail authorities on Jain's plea and directed the prison officials to file their reply by Thursday, when the court will hear the matter.

Jain told the court that despite Tuesday's hearing on the leak of videos of him from jail, another clipping was leaked this morning.

The Enforcement Directorate had affirmed before the court on Tuesday it had no role in leaking the videos of Jain, including the one where he was seen receiving massage by a fellow prisoner, an accused in a rape case, inside his prison cell.

Fresh videos of the Minister emerged again on Wednesday where he is seen eating uncooked vegetables and fruits in his Tihar jail cell.

The videos surfaced days after he moved a city court alleging he is not being provided raw food according to his religious beliefs. He had also told the court that because of lack of proper food, he had lost 28 kgs while in the prison. However, sources in the jail reveal that Jain has, in fact, gained 8 kgs during his jail time.

AAP have not responded to the video. Instead, attempts are being made to stop the video footage of Jain's stay in Tihar from coming out in the public.

Jain was arrested in a case based on a CBI FIR lodged against him in 2017 under the Prevention of Corruption Act.

Jain is accused of having laundered money through four companies allegedly linked to him.

(with inputs from PTI)

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