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PWD scam: Court grants bail to Kejriwal's kin

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A court today granted to Arvind Kejriwal's relative in a case related to an alleged scam in the (PWD).

granted relief to Bansal, a nephew of Kejriwal, on a personal bond of Rs two lakh with one surety of like amount, B S Joon, appearing for the accused, said.

Bansal, the son of Kejriwal's late Surender Bansal, was arrested on May 10 by the Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB). Three FIRs, including one against a company run by the chief minister's Surender Bansal, were registered by the ACB in this case on May 9 last year.

Three companies, including Renu Constructions (owned by Bansal, and Pawan Kumar), were also named in the FIRs.

In a complaint, Rahul Sharma, of (RACO), had alleged financial irregularities in building a drain in north-west and accused Kejriwal and PWD of misusing their office to grant the contracts to Bansal. However, they were not named in the FIR.

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First Published: Mon, June 11 2018. 18:25 IST
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