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Asthana bribery case: middleman Manoj Prasad's custody extended

ANI | Updated: Nov 13, 2018 17:19 IST

New Delhi [India], Nov 13 (ANI): Delhi's Patiala House Court on Tuesday extended the judicial custody of middleman Manoj Prasad who was arrested in connection with the bribery allegations against CBI's special director Rakesh Asthana.
Prasad's judicial custody has been extended till November 27.
The extension of his custody comes hours after the Delhi High Court dismissed his bail plea. While refusing his bail plea, the High Court stated that the allegations against Prasad were serious in nature.
It also took cognizance of the CBI's submission that the investigation is at a crucial stage.
Prasad was arrested on October 17 by the CBI for allegedly seeking Rs 5 crore from a Hyderabad businessman Sathish Sana for getting him relief from the CBI's summons. (ANI)