BJP’s lone MLA in Mizoram gets one-year jail term in graft case

 
BJP’s lone MLA in Mizoram gets one-year jail term in graft case  

Aizawl: A special court has awarded one-year jail term to the lone law-maker of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Buddha Dhan Chakma togethers 12 others on the charges of corruption, sources said on Monday. The court also imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 on each of them, and if they fail to pay the amount, they have to spend one month more in jail.

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Chakma together with 12 others was involved in embezzling 1.37 crore of the Chakma Autonomous District Council fund from 2013 to 2018. Earlier, Chakma was elected on a Congress ticket and became a minister when the Lal Thanhawla-led government was in power. He, however, resigned from the Congress and joined the BJP.