11 ex-MPs put on trial for 2005 scam

Gulf News - - India -


Delhi court yes­ter­day framed graft and crim­i­nal con­spir­acy charges against 11 for­mer par­lia­men­tar­i­ans in the in­fa­mous 2005 cash­for-query scam.

Spe­cial Judge Ki­ran Bansal put the 11 for­mer MPs and an­other per­son on trial — which will com­mence from Jan­uary 12.

A st­ing op­er­a­tion against the then MPs was con­ducted by two journalists, which was tele­cast on a pri­vate news chan­nel on De­cem­ber 12, 2005. It came to be known as the cash-for-query scam. (PTI)

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