Excise policy case: Delhi court remands Kavitha to CBI custody till April 15

She was earlier arrested by ED in money laundering case linked with alleged scam

BRS leader Kavitha (File) BRS leader K. Kavitha being produced at the Rouse Avenue court in the Delhi excise policy-related money laundering case | PTI

A Delhi court on Friday sent Bharat Rasthra Samithi (BRS) leader K. Kavitha to CBI custody till April 15 in the alleged Delhi excise policy scam.

Special Judge Kaveri Baweja passed the order after hearing arguments of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) as well as Kavitha's counsel. Kavitha, 46, was arrested by the CBI in Tihar jail, where she was lodged after her arrest by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in a money laundering case linked to the alleged scam, on Thursday.

The CBI arrested Kavitha under Section 120-B (criminal conspiracy) read with Section 477-A (falsification of accounts) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and Section 7 (offence relating to public servant being bribed) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, according to officials.

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