New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday granted interim bail for six weeks to AAP leader and former Delhi minister Satyendar Jain on health grounds. The SC has also laid down certain conditions for Jain to follow such as he cannot move out of Delhi without permission and cannot make any statement in front of the media. The former Delhi health minister, lodged in Tihar Jail since May last year, had collapsed in jail due to dizziness and was admitted to the hospital on Thursday and put on oxygen support. The Aam Aadmi Party said Jain was first admitted to Deen Dayal Upadhyay Hospital and later shifted to Lok Nayak Jai Prakash (LNJP) Hospital due to breathing problems. Jain has been in jail since he was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate in a money laundering case in May last year.
The Aam Aadmi Party said, “Satyendar Jain has been admitted to Deen Dayal Upadhyay Hospital. He collapsed due to dizziness in the bathroom of Tihar Jail. Satyendar Jain had fallen in the bathroom before and suffered a serious spinal injury.” she came.” Wishing Jain a speedy recovery, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said, “May God give him the strength to fight against these adverse circumstances.”
“A dictator adamant on punishing someone who worked day and night to provide good treatment and good health to the public. God is watching and will bring justice to all. I pray for Satyendar Jain’s speedy recovery. May God give them strength.” Fight against these adversities,” Kejriwal wrote on Twitter.
Earlier on Monday, Jain was taken to Safdarjung Hospital after he complained of health problems. The AAP has claimed that Jain suffers from acute low back pain, vertigo and chronic low back pain due to a slipped disc. Party said the pain radiated to her lower limbs, causing her to feel constant tingling and loss of movement.
A recent MRI done on May 3 reveals degeneration in all the intervertebral discs of Satyendar Jain, prompting doctors to advise immediate spinal/vertebral surgery and proper post-operative care, read the statement. However, the AAP said, Jain has been kept as number 416 on the waiting list by the jail authorities and is expected to undergo surgery only after another five months.