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Former Chief Minister of Haryana OP Chautala. (Photo: PTI)

Special Judge Vikas Dhol also imposed a fine of Rs 5 million on the culprit in the case of disproportionate assets from 1993 to 2006.

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  • Last Updated:May 27, 2022, 23:11 IST
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Former Haryana Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala was brought to Tihar Jail on Friday after being sentenced to four years in prison in a disproportionate assets case, officials said. Chautala (86) was medically examined on arrival at the jail premises. He will be kept in a cell in Jail No. 2 along with two other inmates. A senior prison official said he arrived at the jail around 7 p.m. He said that even before that, he was lodged in Jail No. 2 after being convicted in another case. Special Judge Vikas Dhol also imposed a fine of Rs 5 million on the convict for acquiring disproportionate assets from 1993 to 2006. The judge also directed the concerned authorities to confiscate his four properties.

The court had last week convicted Chautala and said that the accused had failed to give a satisfactory answer to the disproportionate manner in which he had acquired assets during that period by proving his sources of income or sources. Did The case was registered by the CBI in 2005, and a charge sheet was filed on March 26, 2010, alleging that he had created assets disproportionate to his legitimate income between 1993 and 2006.

The INLD chief was released from Tihar Jail on July 2 last year after serving a 10-year sentence in a recruitment scam. He was jailed in 2013 for recruiting teachers. Chautala, his son Ajay Chautala and 53 others, including IAS officer Sanjeev Kumar, were convicted and convicted in 2000 of illegal recruitment of 3,206 junior primary teachers.

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