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Srijan scam: Judicial custody of 14 accused extended

Press Trust of India  |  Patna 

A special here today extended the judicial custody of 14 people charge-sheeted in connection with the alleged fraudulent transfer of funds to the Srijan Mahila Vikas Samiti, while granting bail to three others.

The 17 accused appeared before Special Judge Kumar Srivastava who extended the judicial custody of 14 of them till November 27.

The granted bail to Prem Kumar, Satish Kumar Jha and Rakesh Kumar, who in an application said they should be granted bail as the could not file charge sheet against them within 90 days.

The accepted their plea and granted them bail.

The CBI had on November 8 and 9 filed three chargesheets against 12 people, including late Manorama Devi, the former chairperson of Bhagalpur-based Srijan Mahila Vikas Samiti.

It had earlier lodged FIRs against Devi and other officials of the and banks.

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First Published: Mon, November 13 2017. 21:48 IST