Virbhadra Singh, wife summoned by court in corruption case
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Last Updated: Saturday, October 23, 2010, 21:07
Shimla: A Special Judge on Saturday issued notice to Union Steel Minister Virbhadra Singh and his wife Pratibha Singh asking them to appear in court on November 27 in connection with a corruption case, official sources said.

Taking cognisance of the chargesheet filed by the Himachal Pradesh Anti-Corruption and Vigilance Bureau on October 1, Special Judge (Forests), Shimla, B L Soni said there was sufficient ground to proceed against Virbhadra Singh under section 120 B of IPC and Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988.

His wife Pratibha Singh, a former MP, has been charged under section 120 B of IPC and sections 8 and 9 of Prevention of Corruption Act, he said.

The state Anti-Corruption Bureau had registered a case against Singh and his wife on August 3, 2009, on the basis of an audio CD which figured the alleged conversion of Singh and his wife with a former IAS officer Mohinder Lal and some other persons regarding some money transactions.


First Published: Saturday, October 23, 2010, 21:07

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