Middleman Sukesh Chandrasekhar’s EC Bribery Case Bail Plea To Be Heard Today?June 09, 2017 16:04
Middleman Sukesh Chandrasekhar’s EC Bribery Case Bail Plea To Be Heard Today?:- The bail plea of alleged middleman Sukesh Chandrasekhar, who was involved in the Election Commission bribery case will be heard today by the Tis Hazari court.
It was alleged that Sukesh bribed the Election Commission officials for ownership of the AIADMK’s two-leaves symbol. A bail was granted by the Delhi Court to the hawala operators Lalit Kumar and Nathu Singh in this matter.
Last week, the ousted AIADMK leader, TTV Dinakaran along with his close friend Mallikarjun was granted bail by the Tis Hazari court, in the same case on personal bond of Rs 5 lakh. However, they had to surrender their passports.
Earlier, the Delhi Police had opposed the bail plea of Sukesh, following which the court had reserved its order. Sukesh had many cases pending against him, claimed the Delhi police. It also asserted that more arrests are likely to be made in the case soon.
Earlier on April 25, the alleged middleman’s police custody was extended till April 28 by the Delhi Court, hours after Dhinakaran accepted that he met Chandrashekhar in his bribery dealing with the Election Commission. Initially, Dinakaran refused to have known Sukesh. He, however, later accepted meeting him when Sukesh himself gave the details of his meeting with the former.
The ousted AIADMK leader, who is accused of trying to bribe an Election Commission official in a bid to retain the “two leaves” symbol of the AIADMK, however, maintained that he did not pay any money to Sukesh. To trace the amount paid to him, searches were also conducted at Sukesh’s Kochi residence. The details of calls made and received and messages sent and received were also being sought.
According to sources, earlier on April 23, Dinakaran was cross examined along with his “close friend’ Mallikarjuna and PA Janardhanan. They were questioned about the money trail of the alleged bribe. Also, the matter of Dinakaran staying over with Mallikarjuna for around 10 days after an FIR was filed against him was also brought up during the interrogation.
On April 22, Dinakaran was given a set of questions by the Delhi Police in connection with the case.