Delhi Court:14 days custody to AAP’s Vijay Nair

New Delhi, Oct 6 (Agency) A Delhi Court after hearing the plea on behalf of prosecution passed an order of 14 days judicial custody of Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP) communications incharge Vijay Nair in a case related to alleged irregularities in Delhi Excise Policy. Special judge MK Nagpal after hearing the application on behalf of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) that police custody of Nair is not required at this stage, passed an order of 14 days judicial custody till October, 20. CBI has alleged through the FIR that a number of irregularities in the framing and implementing the Excise Policy of Delhi for the year 2021-2022 were done.

It is further contended that various known and unknown persons have been shown instrumental at various stages allegedly performing various roles and undue favours to the licensees for obtaining illegal pecuniary benefits. Nair was arrested for his alleged role in the irregularities pertaining to the Excise Policy of the Delhi Government. CBI has produced Nair before the Special Court after the end of his four days police custody till October 6 and requested for judicial custody.