Chhattisgarh govt moves SC, files caveats against IPS officer booked under sedition law in graft case
On Friday, the officer approached the high court seeking a stay on the probe of the state ACB and EOW in the disproportionate assets case.
ACB sleuths carried out raids for three days at 15 premises and properties linked to the IPS officer following complains over disproportionate assets.
Prasanth Babu has alleged that Sudhakaran had indulged in financial malpractices during the construction of the District Congress Committee office and acquired disproportionate assets.
The DVAC had earlier submitted a 754-page ‘preliminary inquiry’ report and given a clean chit to the minister.
Telangana HC grants bail to tainted GST official Bollineni Srinivasa Gandhi in disproportionate assets case
Srinivasa Gandhi who was arrested by the CBI on April 21, 2020 in the DA case, earlier moved the Special Court for CBI cases, for bail.
Apart from these, assets of the officer include gold worth Rs 3.39 lakh, household articles worth Rs 20 lakh, bank balance of Rs 14 lakh and Rs 1.46 lakh cash in the house.
During the interrogation that spanned six hours, Shaji denied the charges against him.
A division bench, comprising justices MM Sundresh and RN Manjula, passed the directions on a plea moved by RS Bharathi seeking an interim stay on the single judge order.
The ACB searches are being supervised by Range Superintendents of Police under the Prevention of Corruption Act.
Besides, the technical aspects of DA cases include prosecution sanction from the Government for submission of the chargesheet.
A court on Tuesday adjourned hearing in the disproportionate assets case against Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and his wife Pratibha Singh to November 30.
The First Information Report was filed against the senior Congress leader for allegedly amassing disproportionate assets worth Rs 4 crore.
The trial court remanded all three convicts in the disproportionate assets case to judicial custody on Wednesday evening.
Sasikala, who hoped to spend the next four years shaping the governance of Tamil Nadu as chief minister, will now be spending those four years shaping candles.
Dinakaran was among those expelled from the party along with Sasikala by late CM Jayalalithaa in 2011.