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'Two leaves' symbol case: SC notice to Delhi police on bail

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The Supreme today issued notice to the Police on the plea of accused Sukesh Chandrashekar, arrested in the Commission bribery case involving sidelined leader T T V

A bench of and justices A M Khanwilkar and sought the police's response and directed it to file a counter affidavit in the matter by January 22, failing which the it "shall pass appropriate orders".

Chandrashekhar, who was arrested on April 16 last year, was named in the charge sheet for alleged offences of forgery of valuable security, forgery for the purpose of cheating, making a false document and criminal conspiracy under the and provisions of Prevention of Corruption Act.

The police had on July 14 last year filed a 701-page charge sheet claiming that money recovered from Chandrashekar was sent by through unaccounted channels with the help of other accused persons.

Dhinakaran, accused of trying to bribe EC officials to get the "two leaves" poll symbol for the faction led by V K Sasikala, was arrested on April 25 and was granted on June 1.

The police had accused Chandrashekhar, and others of hatching a criminal conspiracy to bribe the Commission officials.

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First Published: Mon, January 08 2018. 21:25 IST