Teachers scam: Ajay Chautala’s bail extended

New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday extended, till Nov 7, the interim bail of Ajay Chautala, sought on health grounds.

Justice Siddharth Mridul extended the bail plea of Ajay Chautala, who has been out on bail after being sentenced to 10 years in prison in the teachers’ recruitment scam case.
His father and Indian National Lok Dal chief Om Prakash Chautala, who was also sentenced to 10 years imprisonment but out on bail, surrendered after Oct 10 court’s order.
A special Central Bureau of Investigation court in the capital Jan 22, 2013, sentenced Chautala, Ajay Chautala and eight others to 10 years in jail after finding them guilty of illegally recruiting 3,206 junior basic trained teachers in Haryana in 2000 when the senior Chautala was chief minister.
One convict was sentenced to five years in jail, while 45 others were each handed out four-year jail terms in the case.