Panchkula, Nov 6 (IANS) The special court of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) here on Wednesday granted regular bail to former Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda and senior Congress leader Moti Lal Vora in the case involving Associated Journals Ltd (AJL), the publisher of National Herald newspaper.
The court fixed December 10 as the next date of hearing.
Earlier, the ED court on October 30 granted interim bail to both Hooda and Vora on surety of Rs 5 lakh each. Both of them had applied for regular bail.
The Central Bureau of Investigation in December last filed a chargesheet against former Hooda and Vora in the case.
The CBI in its chargesheet alleged that Hooda, in conspiracy with Vora, had abused official position and dishonestly re-allotted the institutional plot in Panchkula to AJL at old rate and caused wrongful gain of approximately Rs 67.65 lakh to the private company and corresponding wrongful loss to the government exchequer.