EC bribery case: Delhi court adjourns Dinakaran’s bail plea

Prime News, National, New Delhi, May 26:- A Delhi court on Friday adjourned till Monday the hearing of ousted All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) leader TTV Dinakaran’s bail plea in the Election Commission Bribery case.

The Tees Hazari court adjourned the hearing as the Investigating Office in the case is not available today.

The Delhi Police had earlier opposed alleged middleman Sukesh Chandrashekhar’s bail plea, following which the court had reserved its order in the same.

The Delhi Police claimed that Sukesh had many cases pending against him.

The police also asserted that more arrests are likely to be made in the case soon.

Earlier on April 25, a Delhi court extended the alleged middleman’s police custody till April 28, hours after Dinakaran accepted that he met Chandrashekhar in his bribery dealing with the Election Commission of India (ECI).

Dinakaran initially refused to have known Sukesh. He later accepted meeting him when Sukesh himself gave the details of his meeting with the former.

Dinakaran, who is accused of trying to bribe an Election Commission official in a bid to retain the ‘two leaves’ symbol of the AIADMK, however, maintained that he did not pay any money to Sukesh.

Searches were also conducted at Sukesh’s Kochi residence to trace the amount paid to him.

Details of calls made and received and messages sent and received were also being sought.

-(NGB, Inputs: ANI)


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