One charge dismissed against Sanjay Gandhi
New Delhi — India's Central Bureau of Investigation dropped a corruption charge against dropped a corruption charge against Premiere Indira Gandhi's son Sanjay Monday, saying there was not enough evidence. The charge related to the illegal detention of 12 textile and customs inspectors who had investigated an export house called "Indira International" during the 21 months that Mrs. Gandhi ruled by emergency decree.
Mr. Gandhi still faces about a dozen other cases charging offenses committed under his mother's 1975-77 emergency rule and has an appeal pending against a two-year prison sentence last year after being convicted of criminal conspiracy. He was elected to Parliament in the recent national elections which returned his mother to office.