Delhi

Cong MP charged with concealing crime in judge bribery case

  • Agencies, New Delhi
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  • Updated: Feb 15, 2011 03:15 IST

A Congress MP from Kerala, K Sudhakaran, was charged on Tuesday with concealing crime after he claimed to have seen a Supreme Court judge accept Rs 21 lakh as bribe in 1996 to revoke a Kerala high court verdict.

Sudhakaran, MP from northern Kannur, had made the claim on Saturday at a reception for former minister R Balakrishna Pillai, who was sentenced to a year's rigorous imprisonment by the Supreme Court on Thursday in a corruption case concerning the building of a dam.

The CPI(M) and other parties have asked Sudhakaran to come out with details of his bribery claim and also criticised his silence all these years.

 

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