Previously, the top court had postponed his interim bail plea due to his wife’s illness in the week beginning September 4, 2023.
Sisodia, who was physically brought at Rouse Avenue Court’s Special Judge MK Nagpal, moved the application to allow him to sign documents for a new bank account.
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal said, “We are all proud of Manish Sisodia. Even while he is in jail, he cares about the people of Delhi and his legislative assembly constituency."
The Aam Aadmi Party leader's plea cited that the money was needed for medical expenses for his wife and other household expenses.
On May 23, Sisodia was interacting with the media outside the courtroom when all of a sudden, he was seen moved by a cop who caught hold of him putting his arm around Sisodia’s head.
The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear on July 28 AAP leader Manish Sisodia’s plea for interim bail on account of his wife’s illness.
Justice Khanna said that the AAP leader's plea for interim bail could be considered on account of the serious medical condition of his wife (who is hospitalised) and not because of his status.
Sisodia who has been in custody in the multi crore scam of the now scrapped Delhi Liquor policy, was arrested on February 26 by CBI.
Sisodia, who also held the excise portfolio among many that he handled as the deputy chief minister of Delhi, was first arrested by the CBI on February 26 for his alleged role in the "scam".
Sisodia, a former deputy chief minister of Delhi, was arrested by the ED in this case in March and he is currently in judicial custody.
The ED which is tracing the laundering route of the kickback money generated in the scam had arrested Arora on Thursday evening.
Sisodia has approached SC against HCs July 3 and May 29 orders denying him bail in the cases registered against him by the ED and the CBI respectively.
Sisodia, the former Delhi deputy chief minister and excise minister, was first arrested by the CBI on February 26 for his alleged role in the scam and has been in custody since then.
As the Delhi Excise scam case progresses, the heat on Delhi's chief minister would increase. His ability at playing the victim card too is slowly waning.
Delhi BJP President Virendra Sachdeva said that the CM is protecting Sisodia using education as a shield.
The court, which had earlier called for a report from LNJP Hospital about Sisodia’a wife, also suggested that she be examined by a board of doctors at AIIMS here.
Justice Dinesh Kumar Sharma allowed him to meet her for one day at their residence or hospital at her convenience between 10 am and 5 pm but under certain conditions.
During the hearing, Sisodia’s counsel informed the court that the health condition of Sisodia’s wife deteriorated and she was taken to the hospital before he could reach home.
According to AAP sources, Sisodia’s wife Seema was hospitalised and is suffering from multiple sclerosis.
Granting bail to the AAP leader, a bench of Justice Dinesh Kumar Sharma said that he (Manish Sisodia) shall not interact with media, use a mobile phone or access the internet.