Congress MP Rashid Masood indicted by CBI Court

Congress Rajya Sabha MP Rashid Masood, who created a stir by saying that a full meal is available in Delhi’s Jama Masjid area for just Rs 5, has been found guilty by a special CBI court in connection with a medical seat allotment fraud of 1991.

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Rashid-MasoodMr. Masood was found guilty of nominating several undeserving candidates to the MBBS seats allotted to Tripura during his tenure as the MoS Health in 1990-91.

On the basis of the recent judgement of the Supreme Court, Rashid Masood will become the first MP to lose his seat, as he no longer enjoys immunity as a Parliamentarian after conviction.

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