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DA case: Court issues production warrant against O P Chautala

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A Tuesday issued production warrant against former O P for December 7 in over Rs 6 crore case.

took cognisance of the Enforcement Directorate's charge sheet in the case and directed Tihar jail authorities to produce

He is currently serving a 10-year jail term in a separate case related to teachers' recruitment scam.

The final report, filed by ED's N K Matta, sought Chautala's prosecution under sections 3 and 4 of the Prevention of Act (PMLA).

The ED informed the court that disproportionate assets worth Rs 6.09 crore were "illegally generated" by between May 1993 and May 2006, through corruption and were projected as untainted property by utilizing them in the construction and in acquiring movable assets.

Chautala is serving imprisonment for illegally recruiting 3,206 Junior Basic Trained (JBT) teachers in in 2000.

The CBI had on March 26, 2010 charge-sheeted Chautala indicting him for allegedly possessing assets worth Rs 6.09 crore, far exceeding his legal income between 1993 and 2006.

The ED had filed a separate case based on the CBI's FIR.

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First Published: Tue, November 27 2018. 19:40 IST