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In an alleged money laundering case, a special CBI court on Monday declined to prolong the judicial custody of Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain. Due to his hospitalisation, he was neither brought before the court nor was he legally represented by an attorney. The court ordered the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to videoconference him into court.

According to sources, Jain was brought to the LNJP Hospital on Monday when his oxygen level dropped. On May 30, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) detained him in accordance with the criminal provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).

"He was first carried to GB Pant Hospital from Tihar Jail before being transferred to LNJP Hospital. His health is stable "a source informed the PTI news agency. According to a senior jail official, he was transported to the hospital for a heart checkup later in the day when his oxygen level dropped and certain alterations in his electrocardiography (ECG) were noted.

The PMLA agency is looking into Jain, a minister without a portfolio in the Kejriwal administration, on suspicion of alleged hawala dealings. As part of the investigation, the ED attached assets worth Rs 4.81 crore belonging to Jain's family and businesses that were "beneficially owned and managed" by him in April.