Staff Reporter

Mumbai: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Wednesday filed the charge sheet against Sarabjot Singh, son of Buta Singh, Chairman of the National Commission for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes, in a bribery case.

CBI prosecutor Ejaz Khan told The Hindu on the phone that in all four persons were chargesheeted, including Sarabjot. Madan Singh Solanki alias Madhu and Dhukh Singh Chauhan turned approvers.

Mr. Khan said Sarabjot, who is out on bail, would be present in court on Thursday. In July last, the agency arrested him for allegedly demanding a bribe of Rs. 1 crore from Ramrao Tukaram Patil, in return for closing a case against the latter under the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act.

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