Suresh Kalmadi and 9 others were put on trial in Commonwealth Games corruption case by Delhi court with charges of criminal conspiracy, forgery, cheating and other offence entailing life imprisonment.
A Delhi court will pronounce on Friday its order on framing of charges against former Commonwealth Games Organising Committee (OC) Chairman Suresh Kalmadi and 10 others in a games-related graft case.
Expressing his support for controversially elected IOA prez Lalit Bhanot, V K Malhotra said that charges against him for CWG scam are not yet proven.
Justice Mukul Mudgal, who was appointed by the sports ministry to probe into the athletics doping fiasco, said Suresh Kalmadi and Lalit Bhanot may be questioned in connection with the scandal.
The Delhi High Court Tuesday rejected the bail plea of former Commonwealth Games Organising Committee (OC) secy general Lalit Bhanot, arrested for alleged irregularities in a deal with a Swiss firm for the 2010 sporting event.
Special Judge Dharmesh Sharma sent the OC`s former secretary general Bhanot and its ex-director general Verma to Tihar Jail.
Ex-CWG chief Suresh Kalmadi was dealt with another major blow as his close aides Lalit Bhanot and VK Verma were taken into a fourteen-day judicial custody following their hearing in a Delhi court.
Ex-CWG OC secretary general Lalit Bhanot was arrested along with VK Verma after CBI questioned them in connection with alleged irregularities in CWG 2010.
In a whiplash of the corruption claims during the hosting of CWG 2010, the event’s chairman Suresh Kalmadi was sacked on Monday.
CWG Organising committee Secretary General Lalit Bhanot yet again denied any wrongdoing during the conduct of the Games last month after CBI officials raided his house on Tuesday.
CWG organising committee secretary
general Lalit Bhanot on Thursday said all the venues are complete
and they are ready to host not only the next month`s
Commonwealth Games but also Olympics.
Organising Committee dismissed as exaggerated
reports about procurement of treadmills and tissue papers and
made it clear that no payment was made to an Australian firm
for roping in sponsors.
With exactly 2 months left, India`s top sports officials have assured that they are ready to host the "best ever" Games.
Ravinder Chaudhary of Chandigarh is likely to replace Lalit K Bhanot as Athletics Federation of India (AFI) secretary during its executive council meeting here on Tuesday.
Commonwealth Games Organising
Committee secretary general Lalit Bhanot today said that all
the visiting CGF delegates are satisfied with the facilities.
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