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CWG scam case accused issued notice

The Delhi High Court, on Friday, had asked Purushottam Dev Arya and Anil Kumar Madan, both businessmen and accused persons in the Commonwealth Games scam case, to respond to the Central Bureau of Investigation plea seeking cancellation of their bail on the ground that they absconded for over six months during the probe.

Hearing the case, Justice Mukta Gupta issued notices to both these accused persons and fixed the matter for further hearing on 24 May. CBI has, in its petition to the High Court has said that both these accused persons did not deserve to be out on bail on the ground of parity as they absconded for over six month during the probe in the case.

CBI counsel, Dayan Krishnan, told the High Court that the trial court should not have granted bail to them on the ground of parity as it was against the provisions of law.

Arya and Madan are being made accused for their alleged role in the Commonwealth Games-related graft case involving sacked CWG Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi.
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