CBI court dismisses bail plea of Dr Aggarwal

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Ambala, Jun 13 (UNI) Bail application filed by Dr K K Aggarwal, an accomplice of the kidney scam kingpin Dr Amit Kumar, was dismissed by the special CBI Magistrate Abdul Majid here today.

The issue of seizing the property of Dr Amit would be taken up on June 20, the next date for hearing of the case.

Another application filed by the accused Manoj, Lab-Assistant for handing over his vehicle on 'supurdari' was also dismissed.

One of the accused, Dr Upender, fell unconscious when he was produced in the special CBI court along with other 8 accused today.

He was rushed to the civil hospital by the Police. Dr Upender is under treatment for heart ailment in Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, Delhi and had requested the court for exemption from personal appearance.

The counsel for Dr Aggarwal had made a plea that under section 210 CrPC, if any matter was under investigation, there was no justification of any action on the chargesheet filed by the CBI.

As such the accused who had completed 90 days in detention should be granted bail.

However, the CBI public prosecutor A K Singh maintained that the chargesheet was filed only on completion of the investigation as such there was no relevance to file an application under Section 210 CrPC and the court had accepted the complaint filed by the CBI as a chargesheet.

In the light of the facts the Magistrate dismissed the plea for granting the bail to the accused.

Meanwhile, the Mumbai Police is likely to seek remand of Dr Amit Kumar for interrogation. Amit, presently lodged in Ambala Central jail alongwith other accused, is facing three cases registered with Mumbai Police, who had arrested him in Nepal in February this year.

Three cases framed against the kidney scam kingpin pertain to defrauding the kidney donor, running of kidney racket at a place near Mumbai and Nizamuddin in Delhi.

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