Delhi liquor policy case: BRS leader K Kavitha sent to judicial custody till April 9

The special judge while sending K Kavitha to Tihar Jail for 14 days, fixed hearing on Interim bail plea for April 1.

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The Rouse Avenue court of Delhi on Tuesday sent Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) leader K Kavitha to judicial custody until April 9 in connection with the Delhi liquor policy case.

K Kavitha, who is the daughter of former Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, has been arrested by the Enforcement Directorate from Hyderabad on March 15. She was taken into custody by the federal agency which was extended for five more days on March 23, expires today.

The Special Judge Kaveri Baweja, while sending her to Tihar Jail for 14 days, also fixed hearing on Interim bail plea for April 1, 2024.
Senior Advocate Vikram Chaudhari represented Kavitha in court, along with lawyers Nitesh Rana, Mohit Rao, and Deepak Nagar. Citing the impending start of her 16-year-old son's examinations, she had lodged an interim bail application. However, the court has sent her to judicial custody stating that arrestee if highly influential and may hamper the ongoing investigation.

Meanwhile, the department is still looking into Kavitha’s involvement in the current case, as well as uncovering other proceeds of crime and locating other people who may be connected to or participating in the process of obtaining proceeds of crime. ED has alleged that she has been involved in paying Rs 100 crore to the AAP leaders.