more-inA Delhi court on Thursday framed charges of criminal conspiracy and misusing official position against 11 former MPs in the 2005 cash-for-query scam case, stemming from a sting operation. Additional Sessions Judge Kiran Bansal framed the charges after the accused pleaded not guilty. The court fixed January 12, 15 and 16 for the trial to begin, with the recording of evidence from the prosecution witnesses. The 10 former members of the Lok Sabha who will face trial are Narendra Kumar Kushawaha, Annasaheb M.K. 13 accused in allThe court also framed charges against Ravinder Kumar, the then private assistant to one of the accused MPs.

Source:   The Hindu
December 07, 2017 16:18 UTC