Dehradun : The Dehradun police have produced Ajay Gupta and Anil Gupta, the accused arrested in the builder Satendra Singh Sahni suicide case, in court. The court has sent both the accused to jail for 14 days of judicial custody.

Dehradun Builder Suicide Case

Bail Hearing on Monday:

The bail plea of both the accused in this case will now be heard on Monday. While sending the Gupta brothers to judicial custody, the SJM court also sought a reply from the police on the bail application filed by the accused.

Builder’s Suicide Note Blamed Accused:

It may be recalled that builder Satendra Singh Sahni committed suicide in Dehradun on Friday. In the suicide note, both the accused were accused of abetment. The police is currently investigating the matter.

Satendra Singh Sahni Jumped to Death:

Satendra Singh Sahni jumped to death from the roof of a seven-story apartment complex on Friday morning. Anil and Ajay were both produced in court on Saturday for further legal action.

Gupta Brothers Facing Charges in South Africa:

Originally from Saharanpur, the Gupta family gained notoriety for their business activities in South Africa, where they faced wide-ranging corruption charges.

South African Justice Department in Talks with India:

Amidst the developments, there are reports that the South African justice department is preparing to discuss with Indian officials the arrest of the Gupta brothers.

Statement by South African Justice Ministry Spokesperson:

“The Department of Justice and Correctional Services has taken note of reports of the arrest of two Gupta brothers, Ajay and Anil, in India,” Chrispin Phiri, spokesperson for the South African Ministry of Justice and Correctional Services, told the media. “Formal processes are underway through the High Commission in India for verification and possible engagement.”

South African Justice Minister’s Statement:

At the same time, Justice Minister Ronald Lamola reportedly said in Johannesburg that the Gupta family members arrested in India were not the ones for whom South Africa had issued arrest warrants.

Lamola’s Uncertainty:

Lamola said he was not sure if the arrested men were related to Rajesh and Atul, who had left South Africa for Dubai amidst multiple legal challenges and investigations both in South Africa and internationally.