CWG scam: Charges framed against Kalmadi, 9 others
New Delhi: A Delhi court on Monday fixed charges against former CWG Organising Committee chairman Suresh Kalmadi for cheating, forgery and criminal conspiracy. The CBI court framed the charges against Kalmadi and nine other accused in connection with a corruption case linked to the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games. All accused including the sacked CWG chief were present in the court.
The court has also ordered fast-tracking of the case and hearings will be held four times a week. The next hearing will be on February 7. Special CBI judge Ravinder Kaur had deferred the framing of charges on January 10, saying she needs more time to go through the entire records of the case before passing any order.
The court had on December 21, 2012, levelled charges of corruption and conspiracy against Kalmadi and 10 others. Besides Kalmadi, former CWG OC Secretary General Lalit Bhanot and nine others have been chargesheeted for allegedly overpaying a Swiss firm Rs 95 crore for timing and scorekeeping equipment that was used at different venues during the games.
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