Naresh Goyal sent to 14-day judicialcustody, to stay in Arthur Road jail
   Date :15-Sep-2023

A SPECIAL PMLA court here on Thursday remanded Jet Airways founder Naresh Goyal in 14-day judicial custody in a money laundering case linked to an alleged fraud of Rs 538 crore at the Canara Bank. The court accepted Goyal’s request to send him to the Arthur Road jail in South Mumbai. The Enforcement Directorate (ED) arrested Goyal on September 1 under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) following a long session of questioning at the central agency’s office here. The 74-year-old businessman was produced before the special judge for cases under PMLA, MG Deshspande, at the end of his ED remand on Thursday.
The court remanded him in judicial custody as no further remand was sought by the probe agency. The court also acceptedGoyal’s request to send him tothe Arthur Road jail in Bycullainstead of Taloja jail in Navi Mumbai. Later, Goyal movedan application saying he suffers from a host of health issuesand requested that he beallowed to undergo daily medical checkups by his familyphysician, specialist consultingdoctors and personal doctors, and be provided with medical facilities on a regular basis during his stay in the jail.