Court accepts Kalmadi’s plea, allows him to go to London Olympics

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New Delhi: Former Commonwealth Games organising committee Chairman Suresh Kalmadi has been allowed by a Delhi court to go to 2012 London Olympics. accused in a games-related graft case, was on Saturday allowed by a Delhi court to go to London for the 2012 Olympics.

Special CBI judge Talwant Singh allowed Kalmadi who has a case running against after he has been accused in a game-related graft case has allowed him to visit London from July 26 to August 13 and made it known that he is allowed to travel to London only for the 2012 Olympic Games.

Kalmadi will now have to furnish a bond of Rs10 lakh and a surety of the same amount before he could go to London.

Since he is a member of International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) Council and President of Asian Athletics Association (AAA) and since arguments on charge on his behalf are already over and the arguments on charge of the other accused in the case are going on and would take time to conclude, the court accepted his application.

By Indian Sports News Network