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Custody plea of suspended Bharathiar University V-C posted to

Press Trust of India  |  Coimbatore 

A court here today posted to February 12, the hearing of a petition filed by the DVAC seeking five days custody of suspended vice-chancellor, A Ganapathy, who was arrested on graft charges.

was arrested on February 3 for allegedly accepting Rs 30 lakh as bribe from an aspirant for the post of an assistant

He is lodged in the central jail along with chemistry who allegedly brokered the deal.

Since the Judge, John Mino, was on leave today, the accused were produced before the Chief Judicial Magistrate, Madurasekharan, who posted the hearing to February 12.

The (DVAC) had filed the petition before the court yesterday, seeking five days custody of for further interrogation.

While being taken back to the prison, asked journalists to report the matter as per their conscience and not sensationalise it.

"I will come out clean from this conspiracy," he said.

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First Published: Fri, February 09 2018. 18:10 IST