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Cops get more time to file second charge sheet in Dinakaran case

IANS  |  New Delhi 

A here on Thursday granted more time to Police to file a supplementary charge sheet in an attempted bribery case against sacked Deputy General Secretary T.T.V. Dinakaran vis-a-vis poll symbol allocation by the Commission.

Special Judge Poonam Chaudhary allowed more time to police and listed the matter for hearing on December 5.

The also extended the judicial custody of Sukesh Chandrashekhar, an aide of Dinakaran, till November 23.

On July 14, police charge-sheeted Chandrashekhar for alleged forgery of valuable security, forgery for the purpose of cheating, making a false document and criminal conspiracy under the Indian Penal Code and provisions of the Prevention of Corruption Act.

Chandrashekhar was arrested on April 16.

Dinakaran, accused of trying to bribe Commission officials to get the "two leaves" poll symbol for an faction led by his aunt V.K. Sasikala, was arrested on April 25. He was granted bail on June 1.

The police has said they would file a separate investigation report against Dinakaran and other accused later.

The police had accused Chandrashekhar, Dinakaran and others of hatching a criminal conspiracy to bribe the Commission officials.

The money seized from Chandrashekhar was sent by Dinakaran through illegal channels with the help of others, the police alleged.

Mallikarjuna, a long-time friend of Dinakaran, and Naresh Jain, a "hawala" operator from Delhi, are the other suspects in the case.

--IANS

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First Published: Thu, November 09 2017. 19:36 IST
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