DA case: Abhay Chautala gets bail
A Delhi court today granted interim bail to Haryana MLA Abhay Singh Chautala in a disproportionate assets case.delhi Updated: Feb 22, 2010 14:21 IST
A Delhi court today granted interim bail to Haryana MLA Abhay Singh Chautala in a disproportionate assets case.
Special CBI Judge P S Teji allowed the interim bail plea of Chautala, an Indian National Lok Dal MLA, till March 4
at a personal and a surety bond of Rs one lakh each.
Chautala appeared before the court after a bailable warrant was issued against him on February 15.
Meanwhile, the court extended interim bail of Haryana MLA Ajay Chautala and co-accused Chetram, Om Prakash,
Abhimanyu Singh, Rajender Kumar and Netram till March 4.
The court posted the matter for hearing to March 4.
It had on February 2 issued summons against Abhay Chautala and his brother Ajay Chautala and others after taking
cognisance of the chargesheet filed by the CBI in the case.
Ajay and other co-accused were granted interim bail after they appeared before the court on February 15.
The CBI had on December 24 filed a chargesheet against the two sons of former Haryana Chief Minister Om Prakash
Chautala in the case.
According to the chargesheet against Ajay, CBI claimed he was in possession of assets to the tune of Rs 27.74 crore
-- 339 per cent more than his income Rs 8.17 crore during the period of 1993 to 2006.
The second chargesheet was filed against Abhay alleging his assets were 522 per cent more than his income of Rs 22.89 crore as per Income Tax records during the check period of 2000 to 2005. The agency claimed to have found Rs 119.69 crore worth of assets.