Advocates' Welfare Fund Scam: SC issues notice to CBI over anticipatory bail plea of accused

Photo: Mathrubhumi

New Delhi: The Supreme Court here on Thursday issued a notice to CBI while considering an anticipatory bail plea of the five accused in the Kerala Advocates Welfare Fund scam. As per the case, the accused had embezzled Rs 7.5 crores from the Kerala Advocates Welfare Fund.

A bench comprising Justice Anirudh Bose and Justice Sudhanshu Dhulia issued the notice to the CBI after hearing the anticipatory bail plea moved by the accused.

Earlier, the Kerala High Court denied anticipatory bail to seven accused in the scam. Following this, six of the accused, Jaya Prabha, Fathima Sherin, Martin A, Anandaraj, Dhanapalan, and Rajagopalan P, approached the apex court for the same.

The advocate representing the petitioners remarked that the first and second accused in the case had earlier received bail. Following this, the court issued a notice to CBI.

Add Comment
Related Topics

Get daily updates from

Disclaimer: Kindly avoid objectionable, derogatory, unlawful and lewd comments, while responding to reports. Such comments are punishable under cyber laws. Please keep away from personal attacks. The opinions expressed here are the personal opinions of readers and not that of Mathrubhumi.