New Delhi: Former CWG Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi, along with Lalit Bhanot and VK Verma, are expected to appear before the Patiala House Court in connection with the Commonwealth Games related scams.
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on April 25 arrested Suresh Kalmadi for irregularities in the Commonwealth Games.
He was arrested under Sections 120 B and 420 (criminal conspiracy and cheating) of the Indian Penal Code in the Commonwealth Games Time Scoring Equipment scam. Kalmadi reportedly conspired to favour a private firm in Switzerland by awarding contract at inflated cost of Rs 141 crore.
The CBI claimed that the contract was given by wrongfully restricting and eliminating competition from other suppliers in pre-mediated manner....more
10:02 AM, May 24, 2011