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SC relief for ex Railway Minister in 1995 graft case

Posted on Nov 09, 08:58PM | UNI

The Supreme Court today dropped criminal proceedings against former railway minister C K Jaffer Sharief in a corruption case.

Sharief was facing allegations of taking his staff illegally on an official trip abroad in 1995.

The Supreme Court in its judgement delivered by a bench headed by Justice P Sathasivam ruled that there is no evidence to show personal involvement of the petitioner.

Sharief has challenged a Karnataka High Court order dismissing his petition under section 482 CrPC for quashing of the proceedings.