The ED had arrested Jain and two others in a case based on a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) FIR lodged against the Aam Aadmi Party leader in 2017 under the Prevention of Corruption Act.
Last month, the CBI filed a case against Delhi's Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia and others for alleged irregularities in framing and implementation of the excise policy of Delhi
The court, meanwhile, granted bail to two co accused - Ajit Prasad Jain and Sunil Kumar Jain - in the case.
The court also allowed the jailed Delhi minister to withdraw his application seeking interim bail in the case. His counsel moved for withdrawal saying they have been informed that he was getting discharged from hospital. The court also allowed the jailed Delhi minister to withdraw his application seeking interim bail in the case.
Justice Jasmeet Singh sought a response from Jain on the plea by the Enforcement Directorate that he be examined at hospitals like AIIMS, RML, or Safdarjung instead of LNJP where he is admitted.
Poonam is required to be present before the investigation officer at the ED headquarters here during the extraction of data from the devices which were seized during searches conducted in this case earlier, they said
Special Judge Geetanjli Goel extended Jain's custody till June 13 on the Enforcement Directorate's (ED) application that sought his further custody.
ED said that it had conducted raids “at the premises of Satyendar Kumar Jain and others” during which “various incriminating documents, digital records, cash" and gold coins were seized.
The raids, including that at the residential premises of Jain in Delhi and other locations, are being conducted as part of a "follow up" in the case, they said. Jain, 57, was arrested on May 30 under the criminal sections of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) and he is in ED custody till June 9.
Jain was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate on May 30, over a month after Rs 4.81 crore-worth of assets linked to him were seized by the agency.
Satyendar Jain was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday in a money laundering case, with the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) calling it a political move ahead of the Himachal Pradesh Assembly polls.
The ED action comes over a month after assets linked to Jain, worth around Rs 4.81 crore, were attached by the agency.
The alleged hawala transactions were linked to a "Kolkata-based company", the investigating officials were reported as saying.
"I cannot comment on the data for the entire country or other states but no COVID death in the national capital has gone uncounted,” Satyendra Jain said.
Asked if restrictions are needed given the spike in cases, he told reporters at a press conference at the party office that the government is keeping an eye on the situation, and the current scenario doesn't warrant major restrictions.
Power Minister Satyendar Jain held an emergency meeting to assess the situation and wrote to the Centre requesting it to ensure adequate coal availability to power plants that supply electricity to the national capital.
"Though Covid cases have increased in Delhi, people are not developing severe disease and the hospitalisation rate is low. This is because our population is fully vaccinated and a large number of people have had the disease in the past," Jain told reporters here.
Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain also underlined that it is necessary to wear face masks, even though the fine for not doing so had been withdrawn.
Interacting with reporters here, the minister also sought to allay apprehensions over the steady rise in daily cases in Delhi and the positivity rate being recorded beyond one per cent in the last few days.
Satyendra Jain is the minister for health, power, home, PWD, industries, urban development, flood, irrigation and water in the Arvind Kejriwal-led government.
All the wastewater in Delhi will be tapped in the next six months and all areas will be linked to the sewer network in the next 15 months, he said at a virtual session organised by Assocham.
"Our sources have told us that in the coming days the Enforcement Directorate (ED) will arrest Jain. Raids by the Centre have been done twice against him but in vain. They are welcome this time too...," news agency ANI quoted AAP’s Arvind Kejriwal as saying.
Interacting with reporters, Jain said Delhi saw a record surge in the number of daily Covid cases recently with over 28,000 cases registered in a day and the positivity rate too had gone beyond 30 per cent.
Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain said the city is likely to see around 13,000 cases on Wednesday with a positivity rate of around 24 per cent.
Satyendar Jain said that Covid cases in the city have been reducing and Monday will be the fourth straight day when the number of cases will be lesser than the cases reported on the previous day.