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Bribery case: Suspected hawala operator sent to police custody

Bribery case: Suspected hawala operator sent to police custody
An alleged hawala operator was on Thursday sent to two-day police custody by a special court here in the Election Commission bribery case involving AIADMK (Amma) faction leader T T V Dhinakaran. Special Judge Poonam Chaudhry remanded Lalit Kumar alias Babu Bhai in the custody of Delhi Police crime branch till Saturday after the police said his custody was required for identification of the other accused and recovery of mobile phone by which he allegedly used to communicate to the other accused. Public Prosecutor Balbir Singh sought custody of Kumar, saying he was the one who allegedly handed over Rs one crore unaccounted money to an unidentified person which was to be given to the arrested accused and middleman Sukesh Chandrashekar. He further argued that the money was meant to bribe Election Commission (EC) officials to get a favourable order in the pending symbol matter involving Dhinakaran.

Public Prosecutor Balbir Singh sought custody of Kumar, saying he was the one who allegedly handed over Rs one crore unaccounted money to an unidentified person which was to be given to the arrested accused and middleman Sukesh Chandrashekar. He further argued that the money was meant to bribe Election Commission (EC) officials to get a favourable order in the pending symbol matter involving Dhinakaran.
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