The Special Court (MPMLA) has framed charges against former UP Education Minister Rakesh Dhar Tripathi in a disproportionate assets case.

The Special Court (MPMLA) has framed charges against former Uttar Pradesh Education Minister Rakesh Dhar Tripathi in a disproportionate assets case. Now the trial of this case will be started. Rakesh Dhar appeared in the court for hearing on the allegation. He denied the charges and demanded the trial of the case. Denying this, the Special Court has framed charges under the Prevention of Corruption Act.

UP: Shock to former education minister Rakeshdhar Tripathi, sued for disproportionate assets.

The Special Court (MPMLA) has framed charges against former Uttar Pradesh Education Minister Rakesh Dhar Tripathi in a disproportionate assets case. Now the trial of this case will be started. Rakesh Dhar appeared in the court for hearing on the allegation. He denied the charges and demanded the trial of the case. Denying this, the Special Court has framed charges under the Prevention of Corruption Act.

Special Judge Alok Kumar Srivastava heard the matter. Advocates appearing for Public Prosecutors Rajesh Kumar Gupta, Virendra Kumar Singh and Rakesh Dhar Tripathi presented their arguments.

When the court read out the charge to Rakesh Dhar Tripathi, he denied it and demanded a trial, on which the court ordered the prosecution to produce witnesses in the case.

The Special Court (MPMLA) has framed charges against former UP Education Minister Rakesh Dhar Tripathi in a disproportionate assets case.
The Special Court (MPMLA) has framed charges against former UP Education Minister Rakesh Dhar Tripathi in a disproportionate assets case.

Rakesh Dhar Tripathi is accused of being a public servant as the Minister of State for Education of Uttar Pradesh from May 1, 2007 to December 31, 2011. While holding this post, earned Rs 49,49,928, from all sources of income and legitimate sources during this period and spent Rs 2,67,08,605 on property acquisition and maintenance during this period. Which is more than Rs 2,17,58,677 relative to the income, for which satisfactory explanation was not given, which is an offense punishable under section 13(2) of the Prevention of Corruption Act.

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