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Held in graft cases, Sisodia, Jain quit Arvind Kejriwal's Cabinet

SC refuses to entertain bail plea of Sisodia; Jain already in jail for months

Manish Sisodia

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia | Photo: Shutterstock

Bhavini MishraAgencies New Delhi
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s trusted lieutenants Manish Sisodia and Satyendar Jain, both arrested on corruption charges, resigned from the Cabinet on Tuesday.

Kejriwal has accepted the resignations of the AAP leaders, according to officials. The Opposition BJP had been demanding the resignation of Jain after his arrest in May by the Enforcement Directorate in a money laundering case. Sisodia, too, faced the heat after his name cropped up in the excise policy scam in August. 

He was arrested by the CBI on Sunday in connection with the alleged corruption in the formulation and implementation of the now-scrapped liquor policy for 2021-22.


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First Published: Feb 28 2023 | 7:31 PM IST

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