Dhoot had approached the high court on January 10 after the same bench granted bail to the Kochhars. The couple was arrested on December 23, 2022. Dhoot's advocate Sandeep Laddha had argued that Dhoot's arrest was unwarranted as he had cooperated in the probe. The CBI, however, opposed the same saying the Videocon Group founder had attempted to avoid the probe and hence the arrest was legal. The HC had heard the arguments and closed it for orders on January 13.
Kanjhawala case: According to the Delhi Police officials, in the new CCTV visuals, Ankush is also talking to someone on the phone. "Ankush was talking to the accused on the phone. Ashutosh is last seen on CCTV walking towards his home at 4:52 am. According to the police, at 4.42 am Ashutosh left the house wearing a jacket and returned at around 4:52 am," the police said.
Partha Chatterjee SSC scam: Partha Chatterjee was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on July 23 after huge amounts of cash, jewellery and property deeds were seized from the apartments of his alleged close associate Arpita Mukherjee. He was taken into CBI custody on September 16 on a court order.
The NCP chief also termed the arrest of Deshmukh and Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut as an example of "misuse of power" by investigating agencies. Speaking to media persons in Pune after Deshmukh was released on bail, the NCP chief said, "The best example of how the agency can be misused is the arrest of Anil Deshmukh, Sanjay Raut and many co-workers."