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Documents leak: Delhi court accepts charge sheet

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  8 May 2015 12:00 AM GMT

New Delhi, May 7: A court here on Thursday accepted the charge sheet filed in connection with the second FIR filed in the ministries’ documents leak case. Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Satish Kumar Arora took cognisance of the charge sheet and directed Delhi Police to supply to the accused the documents related to the charge sheet. Delhi Police on April 23 formally charged three accused in connection with the second FIR filed in the ministries’ documents leak case. Lokesh Sharma, an employee of the Noida-based energy consultancy Infraline Energy; Jitender gpal, persol assistant to a joint secretary in the environment ministry; and Vipan Kumar, persol assistant to a member of the Union Public Service Commission, were formally charged under various sections dealing with theft, tresspass and crimil conspiracy. Sharma, who was arrested on February 23, used to provide stolen documents of the coal and petroleum ministries to some corporate houses, police said. gpal and Kumar were arrested on February 25. Delhi Police have registered two first information reports (FIRs) in connection with the leak of class ified documents related to various ministries, including coal, petroleum an d tural gas and power. All three were bo oked following the second FIR registered on February 20. The first FIR was filed on February 17 in connection with th e case relating to the leak of documents from the petroleum and other minis tries, which was unearthed with the arrest of two former employees of Shastri Bhavan. Police have filed a charge sheet against 13 accused in the first case. (IANS)

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