Delhi court extends bail of Chautala brothers in DA case

Last Updated: Thursday, March 4, 2010 - 19:10

New Delhi: A Delhi court on Thursday extended by
two days the interim bail of Abhay and Ajay Singh Chautala,
sons of former Haryana Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala, in
a disproportionate assets case.

Special CBI Judge P S Teji allowed the plea Chautala
brothers, who are MLAs in Haryana for Indian National Lok Dal,
for extension of their interim bail, which expired today, and
fixed the matter on March six for taking cognizance of
chargesheets against them.

It would also hear arguments on their applications for
regular bail in the case.

The court had on February 22 granted interim bail to
Abhay Singh Chautala till March 4 at a surety bond of Rs one
lakh each. Ajay was granted bail earlier.

Abhay had appeared before the court after a bailable
warrant was issued against him on February 15.

Besides them, co-accused Chetram, Om Prakash,
Abhimanyu Singh, Rajender Kumar and Netram are also on interim
bail in the case.

CBI had on December 24 filed a chargesheet against the
two sons of Om Prakash Chautala in the case.

According to the chargesheet against Ajay, CBI claimed
he was in possession of assets to the tune of Rs 27.74 crore
-- 339 per cent more than his income Rs 8.17 crore during the
period of 1993 to 2006.

PTI



First Published: Thursday, March 4, 2010 - 19:10

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