The Delhi Police on Monday raided 37 areas in Haryana, Rajasthan and the nationwide capital, days after the Supreme Court docket directed a probe into the alleged collusion of Tihar Jail officers with Unitech’s imprisoned ex-promoters Sanjay and Ajay Chandra.
In an announcement, Delhi Police PRO Chinmoy Biswal mentioned the Crime Department groups performed searches and seizure operations on the premises of Unitech founder Ramesh Chandra and the agency’s imprisoned ex-promoters Ajay Chandra and Sanjay Chandra and their staff, in addition to officers of Tihar jail.
These searches and seizure operations have been carried out at by 37 groups at 37 totally different areas in Delhi, Haryana and Rajasthan, he mentioned.
Searches and seizures have been performed on the residences of former superintendent of Tihar jail quantity seven, former deputy superintendent, assistant superintendents, head warders and contractual employees of Tihar Jail, he added.
“The crime department workforce probing the case collected proof within the type of cell phones and have additionally seized important paperwork. Additional investigation is in progress,” the assertion quoting Biswal acknowledged.
The Supreme Court docket had on October 6 directed suspension of Tihar jail officers, registration of case towards them and full-fledged probe into their collusion with Sanjay and Ajay Chandra, primarily based on Delhi Police Commissioner Rakesh Asthana’s report.
Following this, the Delhi Police’s Crime Department had on October 12 registered a case after 32 officers of Tihar Jail have been discovered complicit with Unitech’s two ex-promoters. The FIR was registered beneath related sections of the Prevention of Corruption Act and the Indian Penal Code, and investigation was taken up.
The previous Unitech promoters had been shifted from the Tihar Jail right here to Mumbai’s Arthur Street Jail and Taloja Central Jail, following the Supreme Court docket order.
On Supreme Court docket’s course, the Delhi Prisons Division had suspended 28 jail officers after they have been discovered to be complicit with Unitech’s imprisoned ex-promoters Ajay Chandra and Sanjay Chandra.
In line with jail administration, 28 officers of Tihar Jail quantity seven had been suspended whereas the providers of two contractual staff have been terminated. Two different officers have been additionally suspended by the Delhi authorities.
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