Puri’s father applies for anticipatory bail

Raghuraj Puri, father of Shivraj Puri who is the prime accused in the Citibank scam, has filed an anticipatory bail application in the Punjab and Haryana High Court. Sanjeev K Ahuja reports.
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Updated on Jan 25, 2011 01:04 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By, Gurgaon

Raghuraj Puri, father of Shivraj Puri who is the prime accused in the Citibank scam, has filed an anticipatory bail application in the Punjab and Haryana High Court.

The court has fixed January 28 as the date of hearing and it may announce its verdict on the same day.

Normans Martin executive director Raghuraj Puri, who has been evading arrest since the scam came to light in December, is accused of conducting a transaction worth R50 crore through this firm.

Gurgaon police officials on Monday opposed the anticipatory bail petition and sought his arrest. A Gurgaon court has already rejected his petition.

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    Sanjeev K Ahuja writes on infrastructure, real-estate, government and civic issues. He has been a journalist for more than two decades, and headed HT’s Gurgaon bureau before moving to New Delhi.

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