Muskan case: Bihar police chargesheet 5 NGO workers

Last Updated: Monday, May 16, 2011 - 19:56

Patna: The police on Monday submitted chargesheet in a local court against five NGO workers accused of misappropriating public funds under the Muskan project, aimed at eradicating child labour in Bihar.

The chargesheet was submitted in the court of Chief Judicial Magistrate Surendra Pratap Singh who subsequently transferred the case to the court of Judicial Magistrate Sachi Mishra for trial.

Mishra has posted the case for hearing tomorrow. Five NGO workers -- Akhileshwar Singh, Ajay Kumar Pandey, Gyan Prakash, Vijendra Tiwari and Swami Jitendra -- were arrested and sent to jail on various charges including misappropriation of funds.

A complaint of embezzlement of funds was lodged at the Chief Minister`s Janata Darbar on March 12.

PTI



First Published: Monday, May 16, 2011 - 19:56

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