CWG case: Trial against Kalmadi, 9 others commences in court

The other accused, facing trial in the case, are OC's former Director General (Procurement) Surjit Lal, former Joint Director General (Sports) A S V Prasad and former Treasurer M Jayachandran. They are no more associated with the sporting body.

Apart from the six, promoters of two construction firms -- P D Arya and A K Madan of Faridabad-based Gem International and A K Reddy of Hyderabad-based AKR Constructions are also accused in the case. AKR Constructions is also an accused in the case.

The court had framed substantial charges of misusing official position against the six former OC officials, who were public servants.

All the accused were charged under various sections of the IPC, including section 467 (forgery of a valuable security), which entails life term as maximum punishment.

The court had framed substantive charge under section 13 (2) read with section 13(1)(d) (criminal misconduct by public servants) of the Prevention of Corruption Act against Kalmadi.

Kalmadi is also facing trial for offences under section 120-B (criminal conspiracy) read with sections 420 (cheating), 467, 468 (forgery for the purpose of cheating),471 (using as genuine a forged document) and 506 (criminal intimidation).

Besides these, Kalmadi and other accused have also been charged for offences under sections 201 (causing disappearance of evidence) and 511 (attempting to commit offences punishable with imprisonment for life) of the IPC.

After framing of charges, all the accused had pleaded not guilty.

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