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This Jharkhand MP has 46 criminal cases against him!

Last updated on: July 12, 2013 13:08 IST

The Supreme Court delivered a landmark judgment regarding leaders with a criminal background and said that they stand to be disqualified on date of conviction. The number of members of Parliament with a criminal background is 162, which means 30 per cent of those who govern the nation in the Lok Sabha have pending criminal cases.

The person with the highest number of criminal cases (46) against him is Kameshwar Baitha, a Jharkhand Mukti Morcha leader from Jharkhand.

Here is a look at the top five MP’s with criminal cases:

Kameshwar Baitha: He won the 2009 elections from the Palamau constituency in Jharkhand. Aged 56, he has 46 pending criminal cases against him. He is worth Rs 5,70,000 as per his assets declaration.

He has not been convicted as yet in any of the cases. The list of the cases pending against him are mentioned below:

22 charges related to attempt to murder

17 charges related to murder  

6 charges related to voluntarily causing hurt by dangerous weapons or means, 5 charges related to theft

4 charges related to voluntarily causing grievous hurt by dangerous weapons or means

3 charges related to voluntarily causing grievous hurt

2 charges related to dishonestly receiving stolen property

2 charges related to extortion

2 charges related to theft in dwelling house

2 charges related to kidnapping or abducting in order to murder

1 charge related to assisting in concealment of stolen property

1 charge related to assaulting President, governor, etc., with intent to compel or restrain the exercise of any lawful power

1 charge related to dacoity

1 charge related to culpable homicide not amounting to murder

20 charges related to rioting

20 charges related to rioting, armed with deadly weapon

17 charges related to every member of unlawful assembly guilty of offence committed in prosecution of common object

15 charges related to assault or criminal force to deter public servant from discharge of his duty

13 charges related to voluntarily causing hurt

11 charges related to punishment of criminal conspiracy

10 charges related to wrongful restraint

8 charges related to mischief causing damage to the amount of  Rs 50

7 charges related to mischief by fire or explosive substance with intent to destroy house

5 charges related to wrongful confinement

4 charges related to mischief by destroying or moving, etc, a landmark fixed by public authority mischief by fire or explosive substance with intent to cause damage to amount of one hundred or (in case of agricultural produce) ten rupee

3 charges related to intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of the peace

3 charges related to acts done by several persons in furtherance of common intention

3 charges related to putting person in fear of accusation of offence, in order to commit extortion

2 charges related to abettor present when offence is committed

2 charges related to abetment of a thing

2 charges related to causing disappearance of evidence of offence, or giving false information to screen offender

2 charges related to criminal intimidation

2 charges related to house-trespass after preparation for hurt, assault or wrongful restraint

The rest of his charges range from harbouring robbers, extortion, trespass, unnatural offence and death caused by act done with intent to cause miscarriage.

Ahir Hansaraj Gangaram -- winner from the Chandrapur constituency in Maharashtra. This Bharatiya Janjhata Party MP is worth Rs 80 lakh and has 30 pending criminal charges against of which he not been convicted as yet in any of them.

1 charge related to assaulting or obstructing public servant when suppressing riot, etc.

1 charge related to criminal intimidation

1 charge related to voluntarily causing hurt to deter public servant from his duty

1 charge related to mischief causing damage to the amount of fifty rupees

1 charge related to wantonly giving provocation with intent to cause riot-if rioting be committed-if not committed

1 charge related to wrongful restraint

1 charge related to mischief by fire or explosive substance with intent to destroy house, etc

1 charge related to rioting

1 charge related to every member of unlawful assembly guilty of offence committed in prosecution of common object

1 charge related to harbouring deserter

1 charge related to knowingly joining or continuing in assembly of five or more persons after it has been commanded to disperse

His other offences are pending under sections 135,294,337,427,131,143,188,341,186 of the Indian Penal Code.

Vitthalbhai Hansrajbhai Radadiya -- The 'gun-toting' ex-Congressman is a Bharatiya Janata Party member of Legislative Assembly from Gujarat has 20 pending criminal cases against him. He is worth Rs 2 crore. His offences are:

2 charges related to dacoity

1 charge related to voluntarily causing hurt by dangerous weapons

1 charge related to culpable homicide not amounting to murder

9 charges related to Intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of the peace

6 charges related to disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant

5 charges related to obstructing public servant in discharge of public functions

4 charges related to being member of an unlawful assembly

3 charges related to rioting

3 charges related to abettor present when offence is committed

3 charges related to voluntarily causing hurt to deter public servant from his duty

2 charges related to robbery, or dacoity, with attempt to cause death or grievous hurt

2 charges related to every member of unlawful assembly guilty of offence committed in prosecution of common object (IPC Section-149)

2 charges related to voluntarily causing hurt

The other charges against him include threat of injury to public servant, voluntarily causing hurt in committing robbery, wrongful restraint, defamation, abetment of desertion of soldier among others.

M B Rajesh -- This Communist Party of India-Marxist candidate won the elections from Palakkad in Kerala. He has 16 pending criminal cases against him and is worth Rs 11 lakh. He has not been convicted as yet in any of the cases: His list of criminal cases is:

2 charges related to attempt to murder

16 charges related to rioting

10 charges related to being member of an unlawful assembly

10 charges related to every member of unlawful assembly guilty of offence committed in prosecution of common object

8 charges related to danger or obstruction in public way or line of navigation

6 charges related to Assault or criminal force to deter public servant from discharge of his duty

4 charges related to rioting, armed with deadly weapon

4 charges related to voluntarily causing hurt to deter public servant from his duty

4 charges related to joining unlawful assembly armed with deadly weapon

2 charges related to obstructing public servant in discharge of public functions

2 charges related to joining or continuing in unlawful assembly, knowing it has been commanded to disperse

2 charges related to assaulting or obstructing public servant when suppressing riot, etc.

2 charges related to voluntarily causing grievous hurt to deter public servant from his duty

2 charges related to non-attendance in obedience to an order form public servant

His other charges include criminal conspiracy among others.

Bhonsle Srimant Pratapsinh -- He is the Nationalist Congress Party candidate who won from Satara in Maharashtra. Worth Rs 8 crore, he has 14 pending criminal cases against him.

1 charge related to murder

1 charge related to kidnapping

7 charges related to criminal intimidation

6 charges related to being member of an unlawful assembly

6 charges related to rioting

5 charges related to intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of the peace

4 charges related to voluntarily causing hurt

His other charges include, mischief, trespass, wrongful restraint, rioting and criminal force among others.

Vicky Nanjappa