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Chaudhry appeal awaits ruling

By SHALVEEN CHAND
Thursday, August 07, 2014

Update: 4:15PM A RULING on the appeal by former Prime Minister Mahendra Chaudhry on his sentence and conviction is likely tomorrow.

Chaudhry was convicted of violating the Exchange Control after he failed to declare $AUD1.5million he kept in banks in Australia. 

He was fined $2million and ordered to repatriate all money he kept in overseas banks.

The conviction meant that Chaudhry was ineligible to contest the General Election in September.

In court today, Chaudhry's lawyer Anand Singh told the court that trial judge Justice Paul Madigan had prejudged the case before trial had started.





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