HP CM and his wife appeared in special court for disproportionate assets case

Vastavam web: Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and his wife today appeared in a special court here in connection with a nearly Rs 10 crore disproportionate assets case and sought bail.However, the judge posted the matter for argument to May 29 after the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) sought time to file a reply to the bail pleas by Singh, his wife Pratibha and the others charge sheeted in the case.
The final report, filed against Singh and eight others for the offences including forgery and corruption, arrayed around 225 witnesses and 442 documents.The report also named as accused LIC agent Anand Chauhan, who is at present in judicial custody. Chauhan was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate on July 9 last year in a separate money laundering case related to the DA case.The matter was transferred by the Supreme Court to the Delhi High Court, which on April 6, 2016 had asked the CBI not to arrest Singh and directed him to join the probe.