HIGH COURT dismisses anticipatory bail of Gugnani Brothers


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L-R: Sanjeev Gugnani and Ajesh Gugnani.

Kapurthala, February 20, 2013: In a major decision today, the Punjab and Haryana High Court dismissed the applications of anticipatory bail of Sanjeev Gugnani and Ajesh Gugnani.

These brothers were operators of PTU Regional Centres and are accused of a scam of crores of rupees which they have collected in an unauthorised manner by utilising the name of PTU.

However the anticipatory bail of Rama Gugnani, another accused of this case has been allowed on the condition that she has to co-operate with the police and provide all the requisite documents. If she fails to do so, then PTU can file an application for cancellation of her anticipatory bail.

As according the information available with the legal office of PTU, Justice MMS Bedi today dismissed the applications of anticipatory bail of Gugnani brothers, Sanjeev and Ajesh Gugnani. An FIR was lodged against them on  October 23, 2012 by Kapurthala Police against the application filed by Registrar, Punjab Technical University. University authority alleged that they are accused of a scam of crores of rupees. Their Regional centres were also cancelled by the Punjab Technical University after the complaints received at University from various stakeholders.

They are the accused by Kapurthala Police case under the FIR No. 130 dated 23/10/2012 U/s 406,420,467,468,471,506,120-B IPC. Against this FIR an anticipatory bail has been filed by all the accused on November 16, 2012 (CRM M 36349/2012) by Sanjeev Gugnani and Ajesh Gugnani and CRM M 39708/2012 by Rama Gugnani. Anticipatory Bail of Rama Gugnani has been allowed on the conditions that she has to cooperate with the police and provide all the requisite documents. If she fails to do so, then PTU can file an application for cancellation of anticipatory bail.

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Wednesday, February 20, 2013