New Delhi, April 20: The Delhi High Court on Friday sought reply from the Arvind Kejriwal government about a plea seeking CBI probe into charges of bribery aganinst Aam Aadmi Party leader Imran Hussain. Delhi government in response sought time to file status report in the case, and the next hearing was scheduled for July 27. Imran Hussain is the Food and Supplies minister in the Kejriwal government, and has been accused of corruption and bribery, by the Indian National Congress.Also Read - Delhi Covid Big Update: Govt Likely To Make First Covid Vaccine Dose Mandatory For Entry To Public Places

In January, the Congress had alleged that one of Hussain’s staffer had been caught on camera, while demandng bribe on his behalf. Citing the ‘sting operation’ as proof, Congress had demanded immediate ouster of the Minister. Hussain has been charged of demanding Rs. 30 Lakhs in bribe “for regularising an illegal construction in Ballimaran area of north Delhi”, said a report by Zee News. Hussain, however, has denied all the charges. Delhi Congress chief Ajay Maken had released the video. Also Read: Arvind Kejriwal govt faces corruption charges: Ajay Maken releases clips showing AAP minister demanding bribe (Video) Also Read - Delhi Schools Closed Once Again Due To Pollution Till Further Notice

The video purportedly shows Hussain’s staffer demanding money from a Qaseem, on behalf of Hussain. Maken claims that the man demanding the bribe is Hammad, a staffer at Hussain’s office. The video also recorded the man saying that they had to “give money” to secure party ticket in the Assembly elections. Imran Hussain had succeeded Asim Ahmed Khan in October last year, after the former had been sacked by the Delhi Chief Minister over corruption charges. Also Read - 'Why Are Children Going To School And Adults Working From Home?': SC Chides Delhi Govt on Pollution