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Chargesheet filed against Ketan, Dalmiya

The Kolkata Police filed a chargesheet against 19 accused, including 'big bull' Ketan Parekh.

india Updated: Jun 08, 2006 19:32 IST

More than five years after a massive payment crisis at the Calcutta Stock Exchange triggered a nationwide collapse of stock markets, the Kolkata Police on Thursday filed a chargesheet against 19 accused, including 'big bull' Ketan Parekh, in connection with the Rs 120 crore CSE scam.

Apart from Parekh, others named in the chargesheet include the main accused, Dinesh Dalmiya, two former presidents of CSE, Kamal Parekh and Dinseh Singhania, a former CSE vice-president K K Daga and former CEO and MD of Stock Holding Corporation of India BV Gaud, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Detective Department) G Singh said.

Out of the 19 accused against whom the chargesheets were filed and admitted by the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate's court, four are still absconding, 14 others are on bail, while Dinesh Dalmiya, who was the last to be arrested, is still in judicial custody.

Four accused, who were declared absconding in the chargesheet are Sanjay Jain (director of Dinesh Singhania company), RH Mewawala, L Biswanathan and JV Murti.

The chargesheet in the high profile case was filed by the police within 90 days of arrest of Dalmiya.

All accused were charged under sections 420 (cheating), 409 (criminal breach of trust), 467 (forgery of valuable security), 468 (forgery for purpose of cheating), 471 (using forged documents as genuine), 477A (falsification of accounts) and 120B (conspiracy) of IPC.

The hearing on the chargesheet will begin from June 11.