Karma is something that is said to make a human pay for the sins they have committed in their past. There might be times when a person may get away with what they did but there are also sometimes when karma makes them pay. In one such incident being reported from Gujarat, a suspended IAS officer was arrested by the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) in Ahmedabad ass son as he was granted bail by the Gujarat High Court in a money laundering case. The suspended IAS officer identified as Pradeep Sharma was arrested by the ACB in a 10-year-old graft case as soon as he walked out free from the Sabarmati Central Jail.
The suspended officer, Pradeep Sharma was granted bail of Thursday, just a day before he was arrested again, in money laundering case that was being investigated by the Enforcement Directorate (ED). Commenting on the matter, the investigating officer said that suspended IAS officer Pradeep Sharma was first detained for questioning from outside the jail and a few hours later he was arrested in a ten-year-old graft case. As per reports, the case was filed against him Bhavnagar on Friday. As per the FIR filed by the ACB, the former IAS officer had allegedly demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs 25 lakh from a contractor. As per reports, he had asked for the bribe when he was holding the charge of managing director of state-owned ship-building company, Alcock Ashdown (Gujarat) Ltd in Bhavnagar.
The reports suggested that the incident took place in 2007-2008 in Bhavnagar, Gujarat. The complaint was filed by Alcock Ashdown, where he was holding the position of MD. The FIR filed in the case suggested that Pradeep Sharma not only accepted the bribe but also extended substantial monetary help to the contractor. He was also charged with misusing his powers as a government officer. Sharma who walked out from the jail on Thursday was again arrested on Friday and now will be produced before the ACB Court today, March 10.