Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Pritam Singh directed the IT department to provide legible copies of documents by September 11, the next date, after Qureshi's counsel said some of the documents were illegible. The court had earlier granted bail to Qureshi, a meat exporter, after he had appeared before it as an accused following summons issued to him in the case.

Qureshi's employee Aditya Sharma, also summoned as accused in the case, was granted bail by the court after he appeared before it and furnished the bail bond. While granting bail, the court had imposed the condition that both of them would not leave the country without its
prior permission.

The court had earlier taken cognisance of IT Department's complaint under various provisions of the IT Act relating to making false statement and the IPC for alleged offences of criminal conspiracy, giving or fabricating false evidence in a judicial proceeding. The complaint had said the IT Department was conducting a probe in the matter and had questioned Qureshi on February 15, 2014 at his residence here.

During questioning, Qureshi had made a false statement when he was asked about his income and assets and those in the names of his family members or associates, the Department alleged.

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