Excise policy 'scam': Delhi High Court extends Manish Sisodia's custody till May 31 [21.5.2024]

The judicial custody of former Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia and another accused in the now-scrapped excise policy case has been extended until May 31. The decision was made during a recent court hearing, with the next date for proceedings scheduled for May 31.

Sisodia, along with the other co-accused, have been in judicial custody in connection with the alleged Delhi liquor scam case.

Earlier last week, a Delhi court had extended Sisodia’s judicial custody till May 30.

Sisodia is an accused in the probe related to the alleged irregularities in the now-scrapped Delhi liquor excise policy 2021-22. He was arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in February last year, following an eight-hour long interrogation in the case. A month later, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) also arrested him in the matter on March 9.

He is currently in judicial custody in both cases.

22 May 2024