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Delhi HC refuses to quash bribery charges against Rakesh Asthana

Asthana was booked on charges of criminal conspiracy, corruption and criminal misconduct under sections of Prevention of Corruption Act

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Rakesh Asthana
Rakesh Asthana

The Friday refused to quash the FIR lodged against CBI on bribery allegations.

Justice also refused to quash the FIR lodged against CBI and alleged middleman

The high court's verdict came on petitions by Asthana, Kumar and Prasad challenging the FIR lodged against them. Asthana was booked on charges of criminal conspiracy, corruption and criminal misconduct under sections of Prevention of Corruption Act.

Hyderabad-based Sathish Babu Sana, on whose complaint the FIR was lodged, alleged having paid a bribe to get relief in a case.

Sana had also made allegations of corruption, extortion, high-handedness and serious malpractice against Asthana.

First Published: Fri, January 11 2019. 15:05 IST
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