Indian prosecutors seek to try former ISRO chairman on charges linked to satellite deal

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Indian prosecutors are seeking to try a former chairman of the Indian space agency ISRO on charges linked to a satellite deal.

The Central Bureau of Investigation told a judge Monday that it’s planning to charge G. Madhavan Nair, former ISRO chairman, and two other ISRO officials, saying they abused their positions to support a deal with Devas Multimedia that cost the Indian government tens of millions of dollars.

The judge plans to consider the charges at a June 1 hearing. [IANS]


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