Tihar Jail superintendent suspended over alleged VIP treatment to Delhi minister Satyendar Jain | Delhi News

NEW DELHI: General Manager Tihar Jail was suspended for alleged VIP treatment to jail minister Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Satyendar Jain.
Jain holds key Delhi government portfolios, including the family and health ministries. He is currently in Tihar Prison in a money laundering case.
Last week, the Department of Enforcement (ED) announced in a court here that Jain is receiving special treatment in Tihar Prison.
“The prison director of Tihar Prison No. 7, Ajit Kumar, DANICS, has been suspended in connection with Jain’s special treatment in the prison.
The ED submitted before Special Judge Vikas Dhull while concluding arguments against Jain’s defense against the money laundering case.
“Unidentified people gave Jain foot and foot massage, including outside of curfew. He was given special food,” added General Counsel (ASG) SV Raju, appeared. to ED said.
ASG shared certain CCTV images with the court and alleged that most of the time Jain was in the hospital or in prison enjoying various amenities. The 58-year-old Delhi minister was arrested on May 30.
Earlier this month, Director General (Prisons) Sandeep Goel was transferred from Tihar Prison, days after his captor Sukesh Chandrashekhar allegedly extorted Rs 10 in order to be protected by Goel and Jain in prison.
The Aam Aadmi Party has denied the allegations, calling them absurd and baseless.
(With input from PTI)


News7F: Update the world's latest breaking news online of the day, breaking news, politics, society today, international mainstream news .Updated news 24/7: Entertainment, the World everyday world. Hot news, images, video clips that are updated quickly and reliably

Related Articles

Back to top button