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Excise policy case: CBI takes custody of BRS leader K Kavitha


NEW DELHI: Central Bureau of Investigation (


) on Thursday took custody of



K Kavitha

, in connection with

Delhi excise policy

case, PTI reported quoting officials. Kavitha, daughter of former Telangana CM K Chandrashekar Rao was held in Tihar jail following her arrest by the Enforcement Directorate.
Delhi’s Rouse Avenue court on Tuesday extended the judicial custody of BRS leader K Kavitha till April 23.

A city court Monday had denied interim bail to Kavitha, saying she was “prima facie actively involved” in alleged money laundering, destruction of evidence and attempting to influence witnesses.
Kavitha was arrested on March 15 from Hyderabad, hours after an ED team searched the premises and interrogated her. She is currently in judicial custody in Tihar Jail.

The agency stating that the investigation is at a “very crucial stage” and in case relief as prayed for is granted to her, it would greatly hamper the investigation submitted that she fails to satisfy the conditions of the ‘Triple Test’ for grant of bail.
(With inputs from agencies)

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