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Charges framed against Rahul Mahajan
Our Correspondent

New Delhi, January 6
A Delhi court today framed charges against Rahul Mahajan, son of the late Pramod Mahajan, for allegedly purchasing drugs for personal consumption.

He was also charged under Sections 29 (criminal conspiracy and abetment) and 25 (punishment for supply and distribution of contraband) under the NDPS Act.

Additional Sessions Judge S.N. Gupta after framing charges against Mahajan and five others fixed March 10 for commencing the trial in the case.

The court also framed charges against Sahil Zaroo, two Nigerian nationals Abdul Lateef Ashola M.D. Abdullah and Egbedokun James Taiwo along with Harish Sharma, a close aide of the late Pramod Mahajan, and Ganesh Sinha under various Sections of the NDPS Act and the IPC. Zaroo has been charged under Sections 21 (sale and purchase of drugs), 29 (abetment and criminal conspiracy) of the NDPS Act and Section 419 (punishment for cheating by personation) of the IPC.

Against the two Nigerians the court framed charges under Sections 21 (sale and purchase of drugs) and 29 (abetment and criminal conspiracy) under the NDPS Act.

Harish Sharma and Ganesh Sinha, the servant at the Mahajan family, were both charged under Sections 201 (causing disappearance of evidence of offence) and 120 b (criminal conspiracy) of the IPC.

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