CWG Scam Kalmadi and nine other accused charged


A CBI court has framed charges against sacked CWG Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi and nine other accused in CWG timing and scoring scam on Monday.

They have been charged with cheating, conspiring, abusing his official position and causing a loss of over Rs 90 crore to public exchequer in a games-related graft case.

Special CBI Judge Ravinder Kaur has framed charges against Kalmadi and nine others, including former OC Secretary General Lalit Bhanot, under various provisions of the Indian Penal Code and the Prevention of Corruption (PC) Act.

The accused have been charged by the CBI for “illegally” awarding a contract to install Timing, Scoring and Results (TSR) system for the 2010 CWG to Swiss Timing at an inflated rates causing a loss of over Rs 90 crore to the public exchequer.

Besides Kalmadi and Bhanot, OC`s Director General V K Verma, Director General (Procurement) Surjit Lal, Joint Director General (Sports) A S V Prasad and Treasurer M Jayachandran have been charged.

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