Manish Sisodia, the leader of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), was given three days of interim release by a Delhi court on Monday, enabling him to attend his niece’s wedding. Due to the Delhi excise policy case, the AAP leader was imprisoned for over a year. Following many sessions, the Enforcement Directorate objected to Manish Sisodia’s temporary release, citing the former deputy chief minister of Delhi as evidence.
In the corruption and money laundering proceedings, Manish Sisodia was granted temporary release by Special Judge M K Nagpal for the period of February 13–15.
Manish Sisodia, who was detained in the Delhi excise policy case on February 26, 2023 by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). After the federal agency claimed anomalies in the creation and execution of the now-cancelled excise policy, ED assumed responsibility for the issue.
The AAP leader applied more than once and said that other from the government’s approver’s statement, ED had no hard evidence against him.
Judge M K Nagpal granted Manish Sisodia permission to see his sick wife once a week while he was being held in jail, despite the AAP leader’s bail plea being denied by the courts. The ruling followed Sisodia’s January court appeal for authorization to see his wife twice a week.
Manish Sisodia’s attorney said in court, “Earlier, the court has granted me permission to visit my wife, and there have been no complaints against me for flouting any conditions imposed by the court.”