Main accused TP Singh in 2010 CWG lighting scam gets 6 years in jail

In connection with upgrade of street lights on Delhi roads in the run up to Commonwealth Games 2010, main accused TP Singh was sentenced to six years imprisonment on Wednesday.

Last Updated: Sep 03, 2015, 00:29 AM IST
Main accused TP Singh in 2010 CWG lighting scam gets 6 years in jail

New Delhi: In connection with upgrade of street lights on Delhi roads in the run up to Commonwealth Games 2010, main accused TP Singh was sentenced to six years imprisonment on Wednesday.

When the verdict came out in the corruption case, Singh was sentenced to 6 years imprisonment, according to a CNN IBN report.

The report further claimed that TP Singh has been convicted under Sec 420 while other six accused were jailed for 4 years.

Earlier on Monday, a special CBI court convicted four municipal corporation officials and two directors of a private company in the Commonwealth Games street-lighting scam case. 

This the first conviction in the case, which is being probed by the CBI. 

The four MCD officials are former superintendent engineer D K Sugan, executive engineer O P Mahala, accountant Raju V and tender clerk Gurcharan Singh. Managing director T P Singh and Director of Sweka Power Tech Engineers Pvt Ltd J P Singh have also been convicted.

The six convicts are guilty of causing a loss of Rs.1.42 crore to the civic body.

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