THEN PRESIDENT OF A POLITICAL PARTY CONVICTED IN A CORRUPTION CASE

Press Release
New Delhi , 27.04.2012

            The Special Judge, CBI Cases, Dwarka Courts, New Delhi has convicted Sh. Bangaru Laxman, the then President of a Political Party u/s 9 of the PC Act 1988, in a corruption case.

 

            A chargesheet was filed against Shri Bangaru Laxman in 2006 by CBI U/s 9 of the PC Act 1988. Shri Bangaru Laxman was secretly video recorded in a sting operation conducted by representative of a web portal while accepting alleged illegal gratification of Rs.One lakh, purportedly meant for pushing the case of procurement of Hand Held Thermal Imagers for the Indian Army. The representative of the web portal was posing as a dealer of the said equipments, as part of the sting operation.

 

            Sh. Bangaru Laxman has been taken into Judicial Custody by the orders of court. The quantum of sentence will be pronounced on 28.4.2012.

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