Pooja Sareen, Student, Apeejay Institute of Mass Communication

Delhi High court finally granted bail to the commonwealth games scams accuse Suresh Kalmadi after almost 9 months. Suresh Kalmadi was the chairperson of the commonwealth organizing committee.

Kalmadi was arrested last year in April for his role in giving contracts of installing the Timing-Scoring-Result system to Swiss Times Omega at an exorbitant cost of Rs 141 crore.

Apart from Kalmadi, another accuse in the same case, former OC director general V.K Verma was also granted bail by the Delhi High Court. And both are charged under various sections of the Indian Penal Code i.e. IPC for cheating, criminal conspiracy, and forgery, and booked under the Prevention of Corruption Act.