Cash-for-vote: Banks named from where money came

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 24, 2011 - 22:31

New Delhi: Delhi Police on Wednesday named the
banks in the charge sheet filed in the cash-for-vote scam from
where currency of different denominations were withdrawn for
allegedly giving bribe to the MPs during the vote for
confidence in Lok Sabha in 2008.

In its charge sheet filed before Special Judge Sangita
Dhingra Sehgal, the police said the currency notes waved by
the MPs in the House were seized by it and each bundle of the
notes contains Rs 10 lakhs each.

"Rs one crore produced by the MPs in the Lok Sabha and
later seized by the Delhi Police is in ten bundles of currency
notes. Each bundle is of Rs 10 lakhs and each bundle contains
ten wads of currency notes of Rs 1000/500 denomination," the
charge sheet said.

Naming the banks from where the bundle of notes were
withdrawn, the police said the bundles contained the slips of
Bank of India, New Friends Colony branch, Punjab National
Bank, Nehru Place branch, Union Bank of India, Faridabad,
Pragati Grameen Bank, Mysore, Canara Bank, Axis Bank and
Syndicate Bank.


First Published: Wednesday, August 24, 2011 - 22:31

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