CWG: Court to frame charges against Kalmadi & others tomorrow
court is likely to frame Delhi
charges against sacked CWG Organising Committee chairman
Suresh Kalmadi and others tomorrow for allegedly cheating,
conspiring and causing a loss of over Rs 90 crore to the
exchequer in a Games-related corruption case.
Special CBI Judge Ravinder Kaur had on January 10 posted
for tomorrow the framing of charges in the case also involving
former OC Secretary General Lalit Bhanot as an accused.
The court had on December 21, 2012 passed the order on
framing of charges under various provisions of the IPC and the
Prevention of Corruption (PC) Act against Kalmadi and nine
other accused in the case.
Besides cheating and conspiracy, the accused will also be
charged with the offences of forgery under the IPC and
criminal misconduct by public servants under the PC Act.
"Charges under section 120B (criminal conspiracy), read
with 201 (destruction of evidence), 420 (cheating), 467, 468,
471 (relating to forgery), 506 (criminal intimidation) of the
IPC and section 13(1)(d) read with section 13(2) (criminal
misconduct by public servants) of the PC Act is ordered to be
framed against all the accused," the court had said.
The accused have been chargesheeted by the CBI for
"illegally" awarding a contract to install Timing, Scoring and
Results (TSR) system for the 2010 CWG to Swiss Timing at an
inflated rates causing a loss of over Rs 90 crore to the
Besides Kalmadi and Bhanot, the other accused in the case
are OC's former Director General V K Verma, former Director
General (Procurement) Surjit Lal, former Joint Director
General (Sports) A S V Prasad and former Treasurer M
Jayachandran. They are no more associated with the sporting