Chandigarh, March 29
The Punjab and Haryana High Court at present granted interim anticipatory bail to former MLA Madan Lal Jalalpur in a case registered by the Vigilance Bureau.
The FIR within the matter was initially registered towards 27 individuals, alleging that varied resolutions have been handed by officers of two gram panchayats, however no work was performed on the spot for sure tasks or incomplete work was carried out.
Appearing earlier than Justice Raj Mohan Singh’s Bench, senior advocate RS Rai with counsel Gautam Dutt argued that the petitioner was not named within the FIR and no position was attributed to him. A challan was offered towards 15 individuals, however the petitioner was not named within the ultimate investigation report underneath Section 173 of the CrPC. Eight months after the registration of the FIR and 5 months after the presentation of challan, his title was “disclosed” by co-accused on the premise of a diary maintained by him displaying an entry of Rs 1.5 crore, which had been paid to the petitioner.
The case has been mounted for additional listening to on May 19. The petitioner will seem earlier than the investigating officer inside 10 days.