Tahlka News Desk
New Delhi: Delhi High court have denied bail to LIC agent Anand Chauhan in a money laundering case involving Himachal Pradesh CM Virbhadra Singh and others.
Justice Vipin Sanghi said I have dismissed this petition (bail application)
Anand Chauhan is in judicial custody since his arrest on 9 July 2016 last year. On his bail plea ED said there is an ample of evidence against him and there was serious apprehension that he would tamper with it if released on bail.
He has also approached the court by challenging that there was 'more than sufficient material' to show his involvement in alleged offence.
Enforcement Directorate had alleged that CM Virbhadra Singh had "invested huge amount in purchasing LIC policies in his own name and his family members through Chauhan."
Also,Virbhadra Singh and his wife was charge sheeted by the CBI in a special court on 31st March in a disproportionate assets case after the High Court refused to reduce FIR against them and lifted the stay on their arrest.