Notice to CBI on Ajay Chautala's interim bail plea

Last Updated: Wed, Jul 17, 2013 12:00 hrs

New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the CBI and Tihar Jail authorities on an interim bail plea of Ajay Chautala, who is serving a 10-year jail term for irregular appointment of teachers in Haryana in 2000.

Ajay Chautala, son of former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala, sought interim bail on medical grounds.

Seeking a response from the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and jail authorities, Justice Sidharth Mridul also asked jail officials to file a status report on the medical condition of Ajay Chautala.

The court would next hear the matter July 26.

The trial court had sentenced Ajay Chautala, his father and eight others to 10 years in jail while one convict was sentenced to five years and 45 others were handed down four-year jail terms.

The convicts were found guilty of illegally recruiting 3,206 teachers in Haryana.

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