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Mizo CM, ex-CM declare assets, crime records

Mizoram Cong chief and former State CM Lal Thanhawla has declared that graft cases punishable under Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 were pending against him in a special court in Aizawl.

india Updated: Nov 06, 2003 19:10 IST

Mizoram Congress President and former State Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla has declared that graft cases punishable under Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 were pending against him in a special court here, in an affidavit submitted along with his nomination papers.

In the affidavit, Lal Thanhawla, who is contesting from Champhai and Serchhip assembly constituencies, said cognizance had been taken against him by the court in corruption cases under sections 7, 12, 13(1)(d) and 13(2) of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and section 120 B of Indian Penal Code.

He, however, said that the special court had not framed charges against him as Gauhati High Court was yet to clear the writ petitions challenging the appointment of the special judge who was to try the cases.

According to the affidavit, the former chief minister has movable properties to the tune of Rs 4.5 lakh in cash, Rs.3.74 lakh in bank deposits, Rs.3 lakh in LIC policy, Rs.50,000 worth jwellery and two Gypsy cars.

He has liability of more than Rs.2.49 lakh to be paid to the state assembly secretariat.

His wife, Lalriliani has Rupees two lakh in cash, Rs.3.77 lakh in bank accounts, Rs.52,105 in postal savings, Rs one lakh in LIC policy, jwelleries worth Rs.1.75 lakh and an Opel Astra car in her possession.

Lal Thanhawla was in possession of a building at Zarkawt here worth Rs.40 lakh in market value, two agriculture lands worth Rs.14 lakh and three non-agricultural lands worth Rs.1.32 lakh.

His wife was having one agricultural land worth Rs five lakh and non-agricultural land worth Rs.10.88 lakh, the affidavit said.

Meanwhile, state Chief Minister Zoramthanga, who would contest from Champhai and Kolasib constituencies, in his affidavit, said no criminal cases were pending against him.

Zoramthanga's moveable assets, according to the affidavit, were Rs 2 lakh in cash, Rs 2.09 lakh in bank deposits and a Maruti Baleno car and a Gypsy and was having liabilities to the tune of Rs 4.80 lakh payble to the state assembly secretariat.

He was in possession of Rs 20 lakh worth building at Chaltlang locality here, one agricultural land worth Rs Two lakh and three non-agricultural lands worth Rs 12 lakh. His wife Roneihsangi was in possession of Rs 6.90 lakh in bank deposits, jewellery worth Rs 89,943 and non-agricultural land worth Rs 1.5 lakh.

Zoramthanga's son and daughter were having Rs 2.90 lakh each in bank deposits. Both the leaders were graduates -- Zoramthanga from DM college in Imphal, Manipur and Lal thanhawla from Aijal college in Mizoram.