Vigilance produced SAD leader Jarnail Singh Wahid in Kapurthala court, remand extended for 2 days

Vigilance team demanded to recover bank statements and some important documents from the accused

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(Report by: Ashish Puri)

Kapurthala:SAD leader Jarnail Singh Wahid, owner of a sugar mill in Phagwara, Punjab and former chairman of Markfed, along with his son and wife were produced by the vigilance team today in the court of Duty Magistrate Supreet Kaur in Kapurthala.

Where after hearing the arguments of their lawyer Rajeev Puri, Manu Gautam and the public prosecutor the honorable court has given police remand of the three accused for 2 more days. This has also been confirmed by Wahid's lawyer Rajeev Puri.

It is mentioned that recently the Vigilance team had raided the house of Phagwara Sugar Mill owner Jarnail Singh Wahid and arrested Jarnail Singh along with his wife Rupinder Kaur and son Sandeep Singh.

After which, on Sunday, all the accused were produced before JMIC Supreet Kaur and got 3 days police remand. Again on Tuesday, Vigilance, under the leadership of DSP Jatinderjit Singh,and other vigilance officials raided Wahd Villa and conducted a search operation. Who also searched all the lockers, drawers, kitchen and rooms of the bedroom. The team examined the documents for about two and a half hours.

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It is worth mentioning that Jarnail Singh Wahid who is percent share holder in Phagwara Sugar Mill. While his partner Sukhbir Singh Sandhar had 50 percent stake. Vigilance is also looking for Sukhbir Sandhar and if sources are to be believed, he is abroad. Wahid is accused that Phagwara Sugar Mill has not paid the dues of Rs 42 crore to the farmers.

At the same time, he also owes Rs 92 crore to the banks. In 2021, properties of people associated with sugar mills have already been attached.

Jarnail Singh Wahid's lawyers Rajiv Puri and Manu Gautam told that today also DSP Vigilance Jatinderjit Singh and his team presented the three accused in the court of Duty Magistrate Supreet Kaur.

Where public prosecutor Manoj Nahar said that some bank documents and bank statements were not found. After which the Honorable Court, hearing the arguments of both the parties, has extended the police remand of the all accused by 2 days.