A Delhi court on Monday remanded businessman Navneet Kalra to three-day police custody in a case related to the hoarding and black marketing of oxygen concentrators and other medical equipment during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Duty Metropolitan Magistrate Archana Beniwal acceded to the demand of Delhi Police but instaed of the five-day police custody, they had sought she granted only 3 days.
Kalra was arrested last night after a look-out notice was issued against him. Earlier on May 13, Saket District Court ASJ Sandeep Garg had dismissed his anticipatory bail application.
The businessman filed the anticipatory bail application after an FIR was registered under the Essential Commodities Act and various other Sections, including 420/188/120B and 34 of the Indian Penal Code for black marketing and hoarding of Oxygen Concentrator, Oximeters, N95 marks and other Equipment.
Delhi Police had raided the popular Khan Chacha restaurant in Khan Market and another restaurant in Lodhi Colony, both owned by Kalra on May 7 and recovered around hundred oxygen concentrators.