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Bribery case: Suspected hawala operator sent to police custody

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

An alleged hawala operator was today sent to two-day police custody by a special here in the Commission bribery case involving (Amma) faction leader T T V Dhinakaran.

Special Judge Poonam Chaudhry remanded Lalit Kumar alias Babu Bhai in the custody of Police crime branch till Saturday after the police said his custody was required for identification of other accused and recovery of mobile phone by which he allegedly used to communicate to the other accused.

Public Prosecutor Balbir Singh sought custody of Kumar, saying he was the one who handed over Rs one crore unaccounted money to somebody to be given to the arrested accused and middleman Sukesh Chandrasekar.

He further argued that the money was meant to bribe Commission (EC) officials to get a favourable order in the pending symbol matter involving Dhinakaran.

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First Published: Thu, May 18 2017. 14:57 IST