It’s the order passed by the Rouse Avenue Court on Thursday. 

It has extended the Enforcement Directorate (ED) remand of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal till April 1. 

This means that Delhi CM will remain in custody till Monday, after which he will be presented in front of the court bench for further proceedings in the case. 

The Delhi court has passed this order for the extension of the remand in the money laundering case linked to the Delhi excise policy, being probed by the ED for the last two years.  

Kejriwal is the fourth Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader to be arrested in this case. There are four reasons why the court extended his remand till April 1. 

One, ED argued that Kejriwal needs to be brought face to face with some of the accused in the excise policy case. 

Two, the ED further said that the data in one of the mobile phones, belonging to Arvind Kejriwal's wife Sunita, was extracted and is being analyzed.  

Three, ED pointed out that data from the other 4 digital devices seized during search at Arvind Kejriwal's premises on March 21 are yet to be extracted as the arrestee has sought time to provide password/login credentials after consulting with his lawyers. 

Four, the ED said in its fresh remand plea that during his custodial interrogation, his statements were recorded on five days and that he was "giving evasive replies". It said the statements of three other persons have also been recorded during the remand.


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