New Delhi: A Delhi court has sent all accused including Former Delhi Principal Secretary Rajendra Kumar to three day CBI remand.
A day after Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s Principal Secretary Rajendra Kumar and six others were sent to one-day judicial custody in a corruption case, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday demanded more custody to confront all of accused because they are manipulating tender guidelines.
The CBI had found increment documents, cash and important evidence, therefore there was a need for further investigation. CBI said the accused were not cooperating with the investigation.
In view of this, a Delhi court has now sent all the accused which includes Former Delhi Principal Secretary Rajendra Kumar to a three-day CBI remand.
Also, during the investigation on GK Nanda, CBI found a diary which mentioned meetings, details on purchasing of flats, and more info on the accused.
CBI officers had reached Patiala CBI court with evidences such as voice samples and documents collected during the raids.
Earlier, the CBI sought a three-day police custody of the accused to bring them face-to-face with one another.
The CBI also sought three-day police custody of Intelligent Communication System India Limited (ICSIL) Managing Director R.S. Kaushil and former MD G.K. Nanda, who were arrested on Saturday.
The court said both the applications will be heard on Monday by the CBI-designated court.
Rajendra Kumar, a 1989-batch Indian Administrative Service officer of Arunachal Pradesh-Goa-Mizoram and Union Territory cadre, was accused of abusing his official position in awarding Delhi government contracts of Rs 9.5 crore to private firm Endeavour Systems Private Limited.
Besides Kumar, Kaushik and Nanda, the other accused in the case are Kumar’s aide Ashok Kumar, two Endeavour Systems Private Limited directors Sandeep Kumar and Dinesh Kumar Gupta, and former VAT Department Assistant Director Tarun Sharma.