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CWG Scam: Kalmadi gets charge sheet, documents

CWG Scam: Kalmadi gets charge sheet, documents
PTI
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First Published: Tue, May 24 2011. 05 51 PM IST
Updated: Tue, May 24 2011. 05 51 PM IST
New Delhi: Disgraced CWG OC chairman Suresh Kalmadi, accused of irregularities in awarding of TSR contract for the Commonwealth Games to a Swiss firm at an exorbitant cost causing a loss of over Rs 90 crore to the exchequer, was on Tuesday issued the copy of the charge sheet and other documents by a Delhi Court .
Kalmadi, who was produced before Special CBI Judge Talwant Singh, was given the hard copy of the charge sheet while the supporting documents running into 10,000 pages were handed over to him in electronic form.
The judge had offered Kalmadi and four other accused a choice whether they would like to have the hard copy of the documents or they prefer them in E-form through pen drive or CD.
Kalmadi, CWG OC director general (Procurement) Surjit Lal and Joint director-general (Sports) A S V Prasad were produced before the Judge in compliance with Monday’s order asking the Tihar Jail authority to produce them before him.
Games OC secretary general Lalit Bhanot and former director general V K Verma, whose judicial custody expired on Tuesday, also appeared before the court.
Barring Surjit Lal, all the four accused asked the court to provide them the documents in e-form.
The court extended the judicial custody of all the five accused till 6 June 2011.
The arguments on bail applications of Lal and Prasad will be taken up on 26 May . The arguments on the additional facts being put forth by Kalmadi to prove his innocence will also be taken up the same day.
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First Published: Tue, May 24 2011. 05 51 PM IST