After the apex court directed the state prison authorities and the legal service authority to decongest the prisons to tackle the increasing incidence of the Covid-19. In lieu of the same, an application for an interim bail for two months was filed by Deepak Talwar, who was arrested for the money laundering case. However, the special court rejected his application for the same.
Mr Talwar had complained of sore throat and fever and the court had directed the authorities to look into the matter and provide him with the medical facilities and review his condition periodically and to further look into his condition if he’s tested positive. The claim was raised by the council of Mr Talwar that his client suffers from hypertension, diabetes and is also a heart patient. However, the opposition was raised from the enforcement directorate that there was proof of lack in providing medical attention by the jail authorities. The same reason was specified by the Court rejecting the bail application.
Mr Talwar against whom the charge sheet was filed in September 2019 in an aviation scam case. The agency has invoked provisions of the Indian Penal Code and the Prevention of Corruption Act against the accused persons. Mr Talwar was deported from the United Arab Emirates in January. He was subsequently arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in the aviation scam case. In July, the CBI took seven-day custody of him for interrogation. Mr Talwar is accused of siphoning off funds received in Advantage India.