SAD leader Bikram Singh Majithia sent to judicial custody till 22 March
Majithia has been booked under the relevant sections of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act, on the allegations of his alleged involvement in a drug racket in the state.
The Punjab and Haryana High Court on January 24 had dismissed Majithia’s anticipatory bail plea.
Earlier, Supreme Court had also granted protection from arrest to Majithia till February 23 in view of the Punjab Assembly elections.
Majithia was apprehending arrest after a case under the provisions of the NDPS Act was registered at Mohali on December 20, last year.