Medical admission scam: Verdict on Rasheed Masood today

New Delhi, Oct 1 (ANI): The quantum of punishment on Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament (MP) Rasheed Masood, who has been convicted of medical admission scam, will be pronounced by a Delhi Court on Tuesday.

66-year-old Masood may be disqualified under the provisions of Representation of the People Act that disqualifies anybody who has been convicted under sections of various laws including the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988.

A Special CBI court has held Rajya Sabha member Rasheed Masood guilty in a case of corruption and other offences.

Masood, Minister of Health in the VP Singh Government between 1990 and 1991, was held guilty of fraudulently nominating undeserving candidates to MBBS seats allotted to Tripura in medical colleges across the country from the central pool.

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav was yesterday convicted in a fodder scam case by a CBI court in Ranchi. (ANI)

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