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Charges against Telgi read out in Court

Written by: Staff

Pune, Dec 5 (UNI) The CBI Public Prosecutor Raja Thakare today informed the Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) Court, hearing the multi-crore fake stamp paper scam, on how kingpin in the scam Abdul Karim Telgi managed to get access to the Government Security Press in Nashik and procured the machinery from various other places in the country as well, before starting the circulation of counterfeit stamppapers.

Thakare, on behalf of CBI, read out charges against Telgi and how his business flourished in connivance with government and police officials.

On the second day, Special Judge Chitra Bhedi was continuing proceedings for consideration of charges against the 68 accused, including prime accused Telgi, in connection with the scam.

The five accused currently on bail, including former Mumbai Police Commissioner Ranjit Singh Sharma, Pradeep Sawant, M C Mulani, Vaishist Aaghade and Bhavan Ranjan, were present in the court.

The MCOCA court today adjurned the hearing till December 12.


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