CBI probe against Satyendra Jain in money laundering case

The CBI on Tuesday said it has registered a preliminary enquiry against Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain and others in an alleged money laundering case worth Rs 4.63 crore in 2015-16.

The agency registered the case on Monday on the basis of several evidences it has collected against the minister.

“Jain is accused of being involved in the crime along with companies Prayas Info Pvt Limited, Akichand Developers and Mangalyatan Project Pvt Limited during 2015-16,” an official said.

Earlier Jain, who is close confidant of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, was allegedly involved in a Rs 11.78 crore money laundering case during 2010-12 through companies Prayas Info Pvt Limited, Akichand Developers and Mangalyatan Project Pvt Limited and another Indo-Metal Index Pvt Limited.

Jain had earlier rejected all charges against him.