CBI examines Delhi Health and PWD Minister Satyendra Jain’s wife Poonam Jain in a money laundering Preliminary Enquiry filed by the central probe agency. Poonam Jain is facing charges of being involved in hawala transactions and other scandals. The CBI approached Delhi’s Health Minister Satyendra Jain on Monday to seek clarifications from his wife in connection with an ongoing inquiry into allegations of money laundering against him. The man in question was recently examined by the agency in connection with the probe. In April, a Preliminary Enquiry was registered against Jain, who is accused of money laundering of 4 lakh 63 thousand rupees. Jain has also been accused of hawala operations to the tune of 11.78 crore rupees. Reports suggest that Satyendra Jain had laundered money between the years 2010-12, through some fictitious companies. Income Tax department had sent this case to the CBI under the new Benami Property Act. On June 16, the CBI had visited the home of Delhi’s deputy CM Manish Sisodia.
The CBI was enquiring into allegations of corruption related to the Kejriwal government’s ‘talk to AK’ campaign. On the complaint of the Vigilance department, the CBI had filed a preliminary enquiry and Sisodia’s role in the ‘talk to AK campaign’ is being investigated.