Ketan Desai`s bail plea rejected by Delhi HC
The Delhi HC on Friday dismissed the bail plea of former President of Medical Council of India Ketan Desai, arrested by CBI for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs two crore to grant recognition to a medical college in Punjab.
New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday
dismissed the bail plea of former President of Medical Council
of India Ketan Desai, arrested by CBI for allegedly accepting
a bribe of Rs two crore to grant recognition to a medical
college in Punjab.
The court turned down the plea of Desai, who had sought
interim bail to meet his ailing mother, saying that his wife
is also a doctor who can look after her.
Justice Mukta Gupta said Desai cannot be released on bail
as there were many complaints filed against him and
investigations were on.
The court, however, granted relief to another accused
J P Singh and directed that he be released on bail.
The court had yesterday reserved its order on Desai`s
plea, which was opposed by the CBI.
Desai and three others were arrested by CBI on April 23
on bribery charges.
Police had claimed that searches at various premises of
Desai had allegedly led to recovery of huge amount of cash,
investment documents and gold, all worth several crore of
The four, including two doctors from Punjab and an
alleged Delhi-based tout, were booked by the CBI under the
Prevention of Corruption of Act, that deals with inducement of
a public servant to accept bribe, criminal misconduct and
payment of money.