New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Friday reserved its verdict on the 2000 illegal teacher recruitment scam in Haryana against former chief minister Om Prakash Chautala, his son Ajay Chautala and others.
Justice Siddharth Mridul reserved the verdict after the final argument got concluded.A
A special Central Bureau of Investigation court here Jan 22, 2013, sentenced the Chautalas and eight others to 10 years in jail after finding them guilty of illegally recruiting 3,206 junior basic trained teachers in 2000.
One convict was sentenced to five years in jail, while 45 others were each handed out four-year jail terms in the case.
Meanwhile, the court extended extended, till July 25, the former Haryana chief minister's interim bail, sought on health grounds.
Chautala's counsel Amit Sahni told court that his client's health condition is deteriorating and under close monitoring of the hospital AA
Chautala was last month granted interim bail after he inform the court that he is currently admitted to the ICU of Medanta Hospital in Gurgaon "due to bad health", and if allowed by the doctors, he would like to attend the remaining post-cremation rites for his brother Pratap Singh Chautala.