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Greater Noida cop probing Rs 126 crore scam shunted out after CBI quizzes him

GREATER NOIDA: Two days after the CBI filed an FIR against two of its personal officers for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 10 lakh to provide a clean chit to three accused in a Rs 126-crore land scam, UP Police has shunted out a circle officer from Noida to Etawah for being a part of the nexus.

Nishank Sharma, circle officer, Greater Noida 1, was once relieved of his charges on Sunday after he was once wondered by way of CBI at its headquarters in Delhi in connection with the multi-crore scam within the Yamuna limited-access highway area. On Tuesday, he was once transferred to Etawah as ASP, PAC battalion.

Sharma had been probing the land scam sooner than it was once transferred to CBI ultimate yr. He had arrested four individuals between December 13 and 18 ultimate yr. The first one to be arrested was once Ramesh Bansal, who the police known as a director of Data Infrastructure Pvt Ltd – one of the crucial allegedly sham corporations named within the FIR. He was once arrested on December 13.

Interestingly, while the previous divisional commissioner’s file at the land scam—at the foundation of which the FIR was once lodged against 22 accused on the first position—does now not mention the name of Ramesh Bansal. The police still known him as a director at Data Infrastructure Pvt Ltd.

The 2d arrest was once of Satyendra, son of Khem Chand, who the police had known as another director of Data Infrastructure Pvt Ltd on December 14.

The 3rd arrest was once that of Satendra Chauhan, son of Tursanpal, who the police mentioned had were given part of land bought in his name for Data Infrastructure Pvt Ltd on December 17.

In the commissioner’s file, then again, Satendra Chauhan has been known as the director of Data Infrastructure Pvt Ltd.

The fourth arrest was once of Sanjeev Kumar, who police known as a lawyer and director of 3 corporations which purchased the land. He was once arrested on December 18.

The four accused have allegedly tried to evade the investigations along side former tehsildar Ranveer Singh, who has now been named by way of the CBI in an FIR along side its personal officers—inspector VS Rathore of its anti-corruption bureau and ASI Sunil Dutt of CBI Academy, Ghaziabad.

On Sunday, the CBI had lodged an FIR against its personal officers and some UP cops beneath Section 120b of IPC and sections 7, 7a and 7b of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. The charges come with, “criminal conspiracy for obtaining undue benefit by way of the general public servants for dishonest efficiency of accountability, undue benefit to persuade public servant by way of corrupt or unlawful method and bribing of public servants.”

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