New Delhi : Aam Aadmi Party leader Sanjay Singh has again been re-nominated by his party for Rajya Sabha seat. Presently, he is in a Delhi jail relating to a money laundering case connected to the alleged excise policy. The Rouse Avenue Court in Delhi allowed him to sign forms and documents for his Rajya Sabha re-nomination. Special Judge MK Nagpal passed the order on an application filed by the politician, who submitted that his present term as a member of the Rajya Sabha is expiring on January 27 and the Returning Officer has issued a notice on January 2 for the conduct of the election and nominations for the same are to be submitted by January 9.
Singh was arrested by the anti-money laundering agency on October 4. The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has accused him of playing a significant role in the formulation and implementation of the excise policy, which has since been scrapped. The ED alleges the Singh benefited certain liquor manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers in exchange for financial gains However, Singh has vehemently denied these allegations.