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Bar Council of India official Convicted by Special CBI Court for taking Bribe from Law School

July,18,2016:

Conviction for taking Bribe for recognition of a Law College.

Bar Council of India office bearer Convicted by CBI Spl. Court
Bar Council of India office bearer Convicted by CBI Spl. Court

Bar Council of India (BCI) Current Associate Managing Trustee, Raju Dhanpal Raj , Former BCI Vice Chairman and Milan Kumar Dey, Ex-BCI-member, they have been sentenced to five years of imprisonment and fine for taking Rs 6 lakh bribe for approval of Global Law College in Ghaziabad.

Yashpal Singh, Former Assistant Professor, NREC College has been convicted and sentenced to five years in prison.

Anju Bajaj Chandna, Special CBI Judge handed down the sentence, in the case in which  trial commenced on November 2015.

Bar Council of India (BCI) Current Associate Managing Trustee and Raju Dhanpal Raj, Former BCI Vice Chairman according to he chargesheet have been part of criminal conspiracy in which they demanded Rs. 15 Lakh as illegal gratification which was other than legal remuneration at the time of filing of remuneration from Global Law College, Ghaziabad for a favourable inspection report.

In 2011, BCI Officials had been denied bail inspite the fact they were represented by Ram Jethmalani before Supreme Court, while High Court held that they to be too influential to be let out.

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