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Corruption worse than sex trade, says Himani Malhotra

THE ASIAN AGE. | ATUL KRISHAN
Published : Mar 13, 2017, 2:18 am IST
Updated : Mar 13, 2017, 6:50 am IST

The judge noted that the accused tried to usurp 28 plots which were awarded to poor and homeless people.

A special court awarded a four-year jail term to a former joint secretary of the MCD.(Representational image)
 A special court awarded a four-year jail term to a former joint secretary of the MCD.(Representational image)

New Delhi: A special court awarded a four-year jail term to a former joint secretary of the MCD and three of his associates in connection with a corruption case.

“Corruption is worse than prostitution. Being an Indian citizen, it is our moral duty to crush corruption,” additional sessions judge Himani Malhotra said while giving the jail term to the accused Kundal Lal, the then joint-secretary of slum and J.J. department of the MCD, as well his aides Ram Charan Kamal, Shankar Sahni and R.S. Sandhu.

The judge noted that the accused tried to usurp 28 plots which were awarded to poor and homeless people.

Tags: corruption, mcd, himani malhotra
Location: India, Delhi, New Delhi