Custody Of EC Bribery Case Middleman Sukesh Chandrasekhar ExtendedAugust 03, 2017 18:18
Custody Of EC Bribery Case Middleman Sukesh Chandrasekhar Extended:- The custody of middlemen Sukesh Chandrasekhar has been extended till August 17 by a Coimbatore court on Thursday.
For his alleged bid to bribe an Election Commission (EC) official on behalf of AIADMK (Amma) leader TTV Dhinakaran, Sukesh was arrested by the Delhi Police.
Sukesh, who is now in Tihar Jail in Delhi in connection with the two-leaves symbol case, was brought to Coimbatore on Thursday by Delhi Police. He was produced before Second Judicial Magistrate Rajkumar. The case related to alleged cheating of a kitchen equipment dealer Rajavelu of Rs 2.50 lakh on the promise of securing a tender from the Karnataka government in 2010.
The magisterial court in Coimbatore framed charges against Sukesh in the cheating case on July 20. On Thursday, the magistrate extended Sukesh’ custody till August 17 and directed authorities to produce him on that day.
Amid tight security, Sukesh was taken to Delhi by train.