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Pragati Maidan graft case:Court grants bail to 2 govt officers

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A today granted to two govt officials in a case of alleged corruption in the Rs 2,150 crore project to revamp the at Pragati here.

Kumar granted relief to the public servants, and Akashdeep Chouhan, on a personal bond of Rs 1 lakh each and a surety of the same amount.

has also been made an accused in the case.

The has already granted to Sanjay Kulkarni, the of and suspected middleman, Rishabh Agrawal, in the case.

It had on January 5 reserved its order on the applications of Kulkarni and Agrawal after hearing arguments from defence advocates and the

The agency had booked Mishra and Chouhan in the case on December 22, 2017 for allegedly delivering the bribe.

It alleged in the FIR that the contract to redevelop the prime land at the Pragati exhibition complex was awarded to and Co. Pvt. Ltd. and Shapoorji Pallonji Qatar WLL for Rs 2,149.93 crore by


Mumbai-based was trying to get that work from on sub-contract.

Kulkarni had approached Agrawal, the suspected middleman having good contacts with public servants, for getting the sub-contract in favour of the company, the had alleged.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, January 10 2018. 16:20 IST
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