DA case: CBI files charge sheet against Delhi Minister Satyendra Jain

DA case: CBI files charge sheet against Delhi Minister Satyendra Jain

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New Delhi, Dec 3 : Central Bureau of Investigation on Monday filed a charge sheet in a disproportionate assets case against Delhi Aam Aadmi Party Minister Satyendera Jain, his wife Poonam Jain and business associates Ajit Prasad Jain, Vaibhav Jain, Sunil Kumar Jain and Ayush Jain in a disproportionate assets case.

Satyendra Jain joined as an Architectural Assistant in the CPWD in 1986 and left the service six years later. He registered himself as an Architect in 1993 after completion of his graduation. His wife Poonam is also an Architect with whom he ran a firm namely, M/S JJ Ideal Estate Pvt Ltd. Satyender and his family have stake and share holding in Prayas Info solutions Pvt Ltd and Indo Metal Impex Pvt Ltd. and Akinchan Developers Pvt Ltd and Mangalayatn projects private Ltd.

CBI has registered the case against the accused persons on 24 August 2017 for possession of disproportionate assets during the period 14 February 2015 to 31 May 2017 and alleged that the extent of disproportionate assets amounted to Rs1,47,60,000.

Ministry of Home Affairs has granted sanction to the CBI to prosecute Jain in a case registered by the probe agency in August 24 last year for acquiring assets disproportionate to his known sources of income.

CBI has alleged through charge sheet that Jain was a Director in all these companies except the last one and resigned from the Directorship of these three companies before the election in 2013 but his family however continued to hold shares in all four companies. CBI has revealed that Prayas, Mangalayatn and Akichan received Rs1.53 crore as accommodation entries from Kolkata based shell companies.

CBI has alleged that Jain has looted this ill gotten money through shell companies and Satyendra and Vaibhav Jain sent money to Rajendra Bansal (hawala operator), who in turn provided accommodation entries in the form of share application money in the four companies from Kolkata based shell companies from 2010-2016.

It is further alleged by CBI that investigation has revealed the active role of Poonam Jain. Satyendra Jain, after resignation from directorship exercised effective control through his wife. According to charge sheet Satyendra Jain’s shares in Delhi based companies was transferred to her name on 10 February 2015.

CBI has conducted searches at four places including the residence of Jain and offices in the month of August 2017 and after investigation CBI today filed the charge sheet in Patiala House Court at New Delhi under the relevant sections of Indian Penal Code (IPC) and under the relevant provisions of the Prevention of Corruption Act (PC Act).