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Court orders framing of charges against AIADMK's Dinakaran in bribery case

The court directed Dhinakaran to appear before it on December 4, when it will formally frame the charges

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

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A Delhi court on Saturday ordered framing of criminal conspiracy and other charges against former leader TTV in the alleged bribery case related to two-leaves party symbol.

Special Judge Ajay Bharadwaj ordered to put on trial for the offence punishable under sections 120B (criminal conspiracy) and 201 (destruction of evidence) of Indian Penal Code (IPC) and under the Prevention of Corruption (PC) Act.

Dinakaran, who had floated Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam party after being expelled from the AIADMK, was arrested in April 2017 here and was later granted bail.

Alleged middleman Sukesh Chandansekar, who is currently in judicial currently, was also ordered to be put on trial in the case for the offence punishable under sections 120-B and 201 of IPC and under the PC Act.

The court directed Dhinakaran to appear before it on December 4, when it will formally frame the charges.

In 2017, Delhi Police's crime branch had filed the charge sheet alleging that Chandansekar had conspired with and others to bribe the poll panel officials to get the two leaves symbol for Sasikala-led faction.

Dhinakaran had won the byelections held in Radha Krishnan Nagar Assembly constituency in December last year under the 'pressure cooker' symbol with a margin of over 40,000 votes.

First Published: Sat, November 17 2018. 17:25 IST
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