Rajya Sabha MP Rasheed Masood sent to jail for four years in MBBS seats case by a Delhi court.
Delhi court also awards four year jail term each to two retired bureaucrats and one year imprisonment each to nine students in the case.
Masood has been taken into custody.
66-year-old Masood has been disqualified under the provisions of Representation of the People Act that disqualifies anybody who has been convicted under sections of various laws including the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988.
A Special CBI court has held Rajya Sabha member Rasheed Masood guilty in a case of corruption and other offences.
Masood, Minister of Health in the VP Singh Government between 1990 and 1991, was held guilty of fraudulently nominating undeserving candidates to MBBS seats allotted to Tripura in medical colleges across the country from the central pool.
Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav was yesterday convicted in a fodder scam case by a CBI court in Ranchi.