Shiromani Akali Dal leader, former Punjab Chief Minister and brother-in-law of Sukhbir Singh Badal has been sent to Judicial Custody till March-8 by a Mohali Court.
Majithia had surrendered in court today and had applied for regular bail in a drug case.
In lieu of the Punjab elections on February 20, the Supreme Court told Majithia to surrender before the trial court before February 23. The Punjab police’s SIT is currently questioning him.
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.