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CBI seizes assets papers, bank slips belonging to Satyendar Jain

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Published : Feb 5, 2018, 1:26 am IST
Updated : Feb 5, 2018, 1:26 am IST

Besides, bank slips showing deposits worth Rs 2 crore in the name of Mr Jain’s companies in 2011 were also found during the searches.

Satyendar Jain
 Satyendar Jain

New Delhi: The CBI on Sunday recovered property documents, bank deposit slips of about Rs 2 crore, allegedly related to Delhi health minister Satyendar Jain and companies where he was a director, during searches.

According to sources, the documents were recovered during searches at the residences of Delhi Dental Council registrar Rishiraj, who was arrested on Saturday in a separate case. Rishiraj and N. Pradeep Sharma, a lawyer for the council, were arrested on Saturday night while allegedly receiving a bribe of Rs 4.7 lakh from a doctor, they said.

 

Later, during the searches at the residence of Rishiraj, the agency recovered the property documents in Mr Jain’s name at Karala village, cheque books in the name of the AAP leader and his wife, sources said.

“The CBI has registered a case on the allegations of demanding bribe from the complainant for getting him favourable order from the Delhi Dental Council and also for extending help in further legal proceedings in his matter,” sources said. They further said the CBI laid a trap and caught the accused while demanding and accepting the bribe from the complainant.

Besides, bank slips showing deposits worth Rs 2 crore in the name of Mr Jain’s companies in 2011 were also found during the searches.

 

“Three property documents including two sale deeds of land measuring 12 bigha 2 bishwa and 8 bigha 17 bishwa at Karala village, Delhi, one power of attorney for land measuring 14 bighas in the village (were found,” CBI spokesperson Abhishek Dayal said in a statement.

Besides, 41 cheque books in his name, his wife’s name and in the name of a private estate firm were also found.

The CBI also claimed to have recovered 500 gram gold and Rs 24 lakh cash but it is not clear if these are also linked to Mr Jain, they said. The sources said the agency will soon be calling the minister for seeking his explanation on recoveries.

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