A neighborhood courtroom has issued a non-bailable warrant towards Louise Khurshid, spouse of former Union minister and Congress chief Salman Khurshid, in a case of misappropriation of over Rs 71 lakh gained in central grants via Dr Zakir Hussain Memorial Trust run via her.
Chief Judicial Magistrate Praveen Kumar Tyagi issued the non-bailable warrant towards Louise Khurshid and Trust secretary Athar Farooqui and glued August 16 as the following date for listening to.
In March 2010, the Trust had gained a grant of Rs 71.50 lakh from the central govt for the distribution of wheelchairs, tricycles and listening to aids amongst bodily challenged individuals in 17 districts of Uttar Pradesh.
Later, corruption and forgery had been levelled towards the Trust’s office-bearers in 2012 when Salman Khurshid was once a minister within the then UPA govt. However, the Khurshids had denied any wrongdoing.
The Economic Offenses Wing began a probe and in June 2017, Inspector Ram Shankar Yadav registered an FIR towards Lousie Khurshid and Athar Farooqui in Kayamganj police station right here.
Louise Khurshid was once the undertaking director of the Trust.
The fee sheet within the case was once filed on December 30, 2019.
It was once alleged that signatures of senior officers of Uttar Pradesh had been cast and their pretend seals had been used to obtain grants from the Union govt for the welfare of the disabled.
The believe had stated it had arranged camps for differently-abled youngsters throughout over a dozen districts – Etah, Etawah, Farrukhabad, Kasganj, Mainpuri, Aligarh, Shahjahanpur, Meerut, Bareilly, Moradabad, Gautam Buddh Nagar, Rampur, Sant Kabir Nagar and Allahabad — of UP for the distribution of apparatus.
It was once claimed that the apparatus was once allotted amongst youngsters and Louise Khurshid had verified it because the director of the Trust in May 2010.
However, it was once later alleged that camps for the disabled allegedly existed simplest on paper.
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