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Business News/ News / India/  Delhi excise duty case: BRS leader K Kavitha sent to judicial custody till April 23
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Delhi excise duty case: BRS leader K Kavitha sent to judicial custody till April 23

Delhi excise duty case: The Delhi Rouse Avenue Court has extended BRS leader K Kavitha's judicial custody till April 23

BRS leader K Kavitha leaves the Rouse Avenue Court in New Delhi on April 12, 2024. K Kavitha, arrested in March in the alleged Delhi liquor policy scam (PTI)Premium
BRS leader K Kavitha leaves the Rouse Avenue Court in New Delhi on April 12, 2024. K Kavitha, arrested in March in the alleged Delhi liquor policy scam (PTI)

Delhi excise duty case: The Delhi Rouse Avenue Court has on April 15 sent BRS leader K Kavitha to judicial custody till April 23 in the alleged Delhi liquor excise policy scam case.

The case registered by CBI is regarding the alleged irregularities in the formation and implementation of the now-scrapped Delhi liquor excise policy 2021-22.

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The CBI produced daughter of former Telangana chief minister K Chandrashekar Rao before the court on Monday on expiry of her three-day police custody granted earlier by the judge and sought her judicial custody.

Advocate Nitesh Rana, representing Kavitha along with Deepak Nagar, opposed the police plea, saying the grounds were not sufficient to keep her in custody since she is no longer required for custodial interrogation.

Liquor scam: Kavitha ‘threatened’ SC Reddy to pay money to AAP, CBI tells court

Recently, the CBI questioned Kavitha about the WhatsApp chats recovered from co-accused Buchi Babu's phone. She was also interrogated over documents related to a land deal, after which an amount of 100 crore was allegedly paid to the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in kickbacks to swing the excise policy in favour of a liquor lobby.

CBI arrests BRS leader K Kavitha in Delhi excise policy 'scam' case

The CBI informed Special Court on April 13 that the BRS leader "threatened" Aurobindo Pharma promoter Sharath Chandra Reddy to pay 25 crore to the AAP for the five retail zones allocated to his company under Delhi's new excise policy.

Kavitha had told Reddy that in case he did not pay the amount to the AAP government in the national capital, his business would be harmed in Telangana and Delhi, CBI alleged.

Kavita was arrested by the anti-money laundering agency ED from her Banjara Hills residence in Hyderabad on March 15.

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Published: 15 Apr 2024, 10:23 AM IST
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