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Delhi court sentences ex-Haryana CM Om Prakash Chautala to 4 years’ imprisonment | Latest News India

Former Haryana chief minister Omprakash Chautala was convicted for amassing belongings greater than his earnings.The court has additionally fined Chautala with 50 lakh and directed to seize 4 of his properties.

A Delhi court on Friday awarded 4 years’ imprisonment to former Haryana chief minister Omprakash Chautala for amassing belongings greater than his earnings.

Special choose Vikas Dhull additionally fined Chautala with 50 lakh and directed to seize 4 of his properties.

The choose ordered Chautala to be taken away from the court itself, whereas giving him time to enchantment in opposition to the conviction and sentence within the Delhi excessive court.

An in depth order copy is awaited.

On May 21, whereas convicting Chautala for buying disproportionate belongings, the choose mentioned that the previous CM amassed wealth to the tune of 103 % to the identified sources of his earnings.

The court had additionally held that Chautala has failed to satisfactorily account for such disproportionality by proving his supply of earnings or displaying the means by which he acquired belongings between 1993-2006.

The court had additionally mentioned that it was conspicuous that the earnings of the accused from Financial Year 1992-1993 until the Financial Year 1998-1999, various between 25,000 per year to 1,42,000 per year.

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) had lodged the case in 2005, and a cost sheet was filed on March 26, 2010, accusing Chautala of amassing belongings price 6.09 crore, a lot disproportionate to his legit earnings, between 1993 and 2006.

The particular public prosecutor for CBI urged the court to give most punishment to the convict to ship a improper message to the society. The SPP additionally mentioned that Chautala doesn’t have clear antecedents and that is the second case of his conviction.



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