Arrested Tis Hazari civil judge granted bail on bond of Rs 50,000

| Monday, October 3, 2016 - 17:15
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The civil judge of Tis Hazari court was granted bail on bond of Rs 50,000

New Delhi: A court on Monday granted bail to senior civil judge of Tis Hazari court, Rachna Tiwari Lakhanpal on bond of Rs 50,000. She was arrested on charges of bribery.

Last week, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) had accused Judge Rachna Tiwari Lakhanpal and her husband Alok Lakhanpal of allegedly accepting bribes from advocate Vikas Mehan.

Rachna was remanded to 14-day judicial custody by a special court while her husband and advocate were given two day judicial custody.

During a search by CBI, cash amount of Rs 94 lakh was recovered from the judge's residence.

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