Court issues notice to Tihar Jail administration seeking ban on running of CCTV footage on news channels


During the hearing on Wednesday, the court issued a notice to the Tihar Jail Administration.
Court has already issued notice to ED before Tihar Jail administration.
The video of Satyendar Jain getting massage while lodged in Tihar Jail has gone viral.

New Delhi. The court has issued a notice to the Tihar Jail Administration in connection with the video of cabinet minister Satyendar Jain going viral from Delhi’s Tihar Jail. On the other hand, Delhi minister and Aam Aadmi Party MLA Satyendar Jain has demanded in the court that the broadcast of CCTV footage being played on media channels should be stopped. Satyendra Jain’s petition was heard in the trial court on Wednesday. The matter will be heard again in the court on Thursday.

You on the backfoot after the video went viral
Please tell that the CCTV footage of Tihar Jail is becoming very viral on social media. In this viral video, Satyendar Jain is seen reading a document while lying on the bed. At the same time, a person is seen massaging his feet. After this video went viral, BJP and Congress have taken a dig at Aam Aadmi Party. Although the Aam Aadmi Party is fiercely defending its leader. Aam Aadmi Party says that massage is being done at the behest of physiotherapist.

Satyendra Jain was arrested on 30 April
Please tell that on May 30, Satyendar Jain was arrested on charges of money laundering. Earlier in the month of April, the ED attached immovable assets worth Rs 4.81 crore of Satyendar Jain’s family and companies under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2022. Jain is alleged to have created several shell companies in Delhi and converted black money worth Rs 16.39 crore into white money through 54 shell companies of three Kolkata-based hawala operators.

ED had complained in the court
Since then Satyendar Jain is lodged in Tihar Jail. Significantly, there has been a continuous allegation of getting special facilities on Satyendar Jain, who has been in jail for months. ED had also complained to the court regarding this matter. The ED had said that Delhi minister Satyendar Jain was violating jail rules.

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