Senthil Balaji’s interim bail petition adjourned till Thursday
The ED sleuths had also raided his office in the secretariat after questioning him at his residence.
TNI Bureau: The sessions court principal judge S. Alli has adjourned the interim bail petition of Tamil Nadu electricity, prohibition and excise minister, Senthil Balaji to June 15. While the minister applied for interim bail, the Enforcement Directorate sought 15 days’ custody of the minister.
Senior counsel ARL Sundaresan appeared for the Enforcement Directorate while Advocate NR Elango appeared for Senthil Balaji. The minister was arrested by the ED in the early hours of Wednesday in an alleged job-for-cash scam. He was arrested after 18 hours of quizzing at his official residence. The ED sleuths had also raided his office in the secretariat after questioning him at his residence.