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Embezzlement case: Akali Dal leader gets 7 years jail

HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times  Patiala, April 20, 2013
First Published: 13:34 IST(20/4/2013) | Last Updated: 16:16 IST(21/4/2013)

CBI court today convicted Akali leader Mangat Rai Bansal and 23 others in a case of embezzlement in Food Corporation of India.

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Bansal, a former senior Congress leader and  MLA from Budhlada had joined ruling party Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) in September last year.

The court awarded seven years imprisonment to all the accused.

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