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Amar Singh fifth MP in Tihar jail

Amar Singh, lodged in Tihar jail after his arrest on Tuesday in connection with the cash-for-vote scam, is the fifth MP in the prison.



New Delhi: Amar Singh, lodged in Tihar jail
after his arrest on Tuesday in connection with the cash-for-vote
scam, is the fifth MP in the prison.

Singh, who entered Asia`s largest prison complex in the
evening, will have DMK MPs Kanimozi and A Raja, Congress MP
Suresh Kalmadi and Independent MP from Jharkhand Madhu Koda in
the same premises.

While Kalmadi, Koda and Raja are sitting Lok Sabha
members, Singh and Kanimozhi are Rajya Sabha MPs.

Former Telecom Minister Raja was sent to Tihar on
February 17 on charges of corruption and his role in the 2G
spectrum allocation case while party colleague Kanimozhi was
sent to the jail on May 20 in the same case.

Former Commonwealth Games Organising Committee Chairman
Suresh Kalmadi joined them on May 4 following a court order in
connection with the CWG scam.

Former Jharkhand chief minister Koda keeps going in and
out of the prison complex keeping in sync his attendance
during Parliament sessions.

Koda, embroiled in various corruption cases of alleged
money laundering and corruption, is facing probe by CBI, ED
and the Jharkhand Vigilance Bureau. He is lodged at the Birsa
Munda jail in Ranchi when he is not in Delhi.

PTI

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