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Monday, July 18, 2011

CASH-FOR-VOTE SCAM: Delhi Police arrests Sanjeev Saxena, an aid of Amar Singh!

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Press Trust of India / Monday, 18 July 2011 09:15.

Expelled Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh
Expelled Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh.

New Delhi: Slammed by Supreme Court for a shoddy probe in the cash-for-vote scam, Delhi Police on Sunday made its first arrest in the case picking up Sanjeev Saxena, believed to be an aide of Amar Singh, for allegedly trying to bribe BJP MPs ahead of UPA government's trust vote in 2008.
A senior police official said the investigators would also question expelled Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh and a few others in the coming days. Police sources said Saxena was arrested on Sunday afternoon following his questioning in connection with the probe into the incident which came to light on July 22, 2008 when BJP MPs displayed wads of notes in Lok Sabha alleging that the money had been offered as bribe to them.

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