Delhi court extends bail of Chautala brothers in DA case
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Last Updated: Thursday, March 04, 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.


First Published: Thursday, March 04, 2010, 19:10

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