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Delhi HC dismisses plea to audit India Against Corruption

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The High today dismissed a plea seeking an audit of the accounts of Against Corruption (IAC), an anti-corruption movement spearheaded by during 2011 and 2012.

A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar also pulled up petitioner Chand Jain for not disclosing to the that he had filed a similar with a similar prayer earlier in name of an run by him.

It termed the a gross abuse of the process of and said it deserves to be dismissed as the petitioner has not given any specific details with regard to the allegations he has raised in the plea.

The noted that the earlier was withdrawn as it had wrongly mentioned the names of the contesting parties.

"This fact has not been disclosed by the petitioner. He has made a false statement in the We hereby are not inclined to entertain the writ The same is dismissed," the bench said.

The filed by the resident had sought a direction to the government and the CBI to place before the the audited account of the IAC, alleging that crores of rupees were collected from the public by the movement led by Hazare and Arvind Kejriwal and used for personal gains of its members.

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First Published: Tue, May 16 2017. 13:22 IST