New Delhi, Nov 3: Delhi’s Patiala Home Court docket on Saturday dismissed bail plea of alleged intermediary Manoj Prasad, arrested within the bribery case towards CBI Dy Director Rakesh Asthana.
On Friday, the CBI had instructed the particular CBI decide Santosh Snehi Mann that the accused was an influential individual and if granted the aid, he might tamper with the continued probe and flee from justice.
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The courtroom put up the appliance for argument on Saturday after the counsel for Manoj Prasad mentioned he wanted time to undergo the CBI’s reply and advance his arguments.
Manoj Prasad is at the moment in judicial custody.
The courtroom had on October 31 granted bail to co-accused and CBI’s DSP Devender Kumar after the company didn’t oppose his bail petition.
In his bail utility, Manoj Prasad mentioned he was not required for the custodial interrogation and no goal will probably be served by conserving him in additional custody.
The CBI had registered an FIR towards Rakesh Asthana and others on a written criticism of businessman Sathish Sana on October 15.
Moreover Rakesh Asthana, Manoj Prasad and Devender Kumar, one other intermediary Somesh Prasad has additionally been named as an accused within the case.
The FIR had alleged that Devender Kumar, being the IO within the case towards meat exporter Moin Qureshi, was repeatedly calling the complainant to the CBI workplace to harass him and compel him to pay a bribe of Rs. 5 crore for getting a clear chit within the case.