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Gautam Khaitan sent to judicial custody till Feb 20

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on Friday was sent to judicial custody till February 20 by House Court. However, he has moved a plea.

The court has sought a reply of (ED) till February 15 on the application filed by Khaitan.

Elaborating upon the ground of which has been moved in the court, Khaitan's told the media, "Black Money Act is not applicable in his case. Khaitan has never misused anything, he has always been available and has not tampered with any evidence."

A court on Saturday granted further six days remand custody of to the ED in a black money and money laundering case.

Khaitan, the accused in the case, was arrested by the ED in a fresh case in connection with black money and money laundering.

A few weeks back, the sleuths raided offices and various other properties in Delhi-belonging to Khaitan.

The I-T department claimed to have gathered evidence against Khaitan for allegedly receiving kickbacks in other Defence deals too, besides during the UPA tenure.

On the recommendation of the I-T department, the ED had registered a case against him under the Black Money Act.

He was on Enforcement Directorate's remand in connection with a case under the Black Money (Undisclosed Foreign Income) and Assets Act, 2015.

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First Published: Sat, February 09 2019. 05:12 IST