Case Of Financial Irregularities Against Maneka Gandhi Adjourned

The FIR claimed that Maneka Gandhi sanctioned Rs 50 lakh to Gandhi Rural Welfare Trust from Maulana Azad Education Foundation to construct a nursing college building at Uttar Pradesh

Case Of Financial Irregularities Against Maneka Gandhi Adjourned

CBI Judge adjourned the matter for clarification on the closure report.

New Delhi:

Delhi's Rouse Avenue Court on Thursday adjourned the matter pertaining to alleged misappropriation of funds against BJP leader and Member of Parliament Maneka Gandhi till January 28.

Special CBI Judge Ajay Kumar Kuhar adjourned the matter for clarification on the closure report.

An FIR was lodged by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) against Maneka Gandhi, former secretary of Maulana Azad Education Foundation (MAEF) FU Siddiqui, and former managing trustee of Gandhi Rural Welfare Trust (GRWT) Vijay Sharma in 2006.

The FIR had claimed that Maneka Gandhi, in conspiracy with Siddiqui, sanctioned a grant of Rs 50 lakh to GRWT from MAEF in an irregular manner to construct a nursing college building at Uttar Pradesh's Pilibhit and gave undue favor to Sharma.