Court to pronounce quantum of sentence to Sukhram tomorrow

February 24th, 2009 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI  

New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): A Delhi court will pronounce the quantum of sentence to former Union Communication Minister Sukhram in connection with a disproportionate assets case on Wednesday.
On February 20, the court had said, Sukhram, a cabinet colleague of Prime Minister P V Narasimha Rao, amassed disproportionate assets, both movable and immovable, to the tune of Rs 5.36 crore between 1991 and 1996.
Special Judge V K Maheshwari had reserved his judgment in the case on February 17 after the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the former Minister’’s counsel wrapped up their arguments.
Meanwhile, Sukhram claimed innocence saying that he was a victim of political rivalry between then Prime Ministers H D Deve Gowda and Rao. (ANI)

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