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CWG scam: main accused T.P Singh sentenced to six years in jail

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New Delhi, Sep. 2 : In the first conviction in the Commonwealth Games scam, a Delhi Court on Wednesday sentenced five persons, including four MCD officials to a four year jail term, each in the 2010 CWG street lighting case.

The main accused, T.P Singh has been sentenced to 6 years in jail. The other accused have been accorded with 4-year jail sentence.

The four MCD officials are former superintendent engineer D K Sugan, executive engineer O P Mahala, accountant Raju V and tender clerk Gurcharan Singh, according to reports.

The convicts were accused of charges of criminal conspiracy, cheating, forgery for purpose of cheating and were also charged under sections of the Prevention of Corruption Act. (ANI)