Shinde told to appear as witness before Adarsh panel on Jun 25

Sushil Kumar Shinde had cleared many files including allotment of land to Adarsh.

Written by Agencies | Mumbai | Published:June 23, 2012 10:53 am

The two-member commission probing the Adarsh Society scam today issued notice to Union Power Minister and former Maharashtra Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde to appear before it as a witness in the case on June 25.

Shinde was the chief minister(2001 to 2003) when he cleared many files including allotment of land to Adarsh.

Former chief ministers Vilasrao Deshmukh and Ashok Chavan are scheduled to appear as witness on June 27 and June 30 respectively before the Commission.

Meanwhile,Aditya Patil,who told the Commission that he was nephew of cabinet minister Jayant Patil deposed before the commission today.

He told the commission that former MLC and an accused Kanhaiyalal Gidwani had helped him get a flat in the society.

He also said that he had taken loan from the company run by his family and paid Rs 60 lakh for the flat.

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