JBT scam: Delhi HC to hear parole application of ex-Haryana CM OP Chautala
New Delhi [India], Feb. 6 (ANI): Delhi High Court on Monday will hear the plea filed by Haryana's former chief minister OP Chautala seeking a six month-parole on health grounds, who is serving a 10-year jail term in the Junior Basic Training (JBT) teachers' recruitment scam case.
Earlier, the Delhi High Court had granted parole to Chautala to attend his grandson's engagement function.
The Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) leader had sought permission to attend his grandson and MP Dushyant Chautala's 'roka' ceremony and the 'ring' ceremony to be held on January 2 and January 3.
Chautala, his son Ajay Singh Chautala and three others, are serving jail term in the case.
On January 22, 2013, a trial court here had sentenced 55 accused in the case. Among those convicted were 82-year-old Chautala's then political adviser Sher Singh Badshami, the then Officer on Special Duty (OSD) Vidya Dhar, IAS, and then Primary Education Director Sanjiv Kumar, besides 50 others.
A total of 55 persons were convicted under the JBT scame for illegally recruiting 3,206 teacher in Haryana in 2000.
The father-son duo, including two IAS officers, were among 55 persons convicted on January 16, 2013 by the trial court. (ANI)