New Delhi (09.02.2024): In a quick succession, several ED and IT raids conducted on one police officer, an IAS officer and a former IFS officer has captured the imagination of people in the power corridors while a closure report has been filed by the CBI against one former IPS officer.
IT department on Thursday conducted searches at the residence of former Mumbai Police officer Pradeep Sharma and the retired IAS officer Nirmal Deshmukh (Retd IAS: 1997: MH). The case was related to tax evasion.
In another case, the CBI on Thursday filed a chargesheet against former IAS officer ML Tayal (Retd IAS: 1976: HY), his wife and his son in connection with a disproportionate assets case registered in 2017. The CBI filed the chargesheet against them before the court of CBI special judge Rajeev Goyal in Panchkula.
In another significant development, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) conducted raids on the residences of ex-Indian Forest Service (IFS) officer Kishand Chand in Haridwar on Wednesday. The raids were carried out in connection with alleged illegal constructions and felling of trees in the Corbett Tiger Reserve.
Meanwhile, the CBI has filed a closure report in one of the five criminal cases against former Mumbai police chief Param Bir Singh (IPS: 1988: MH). The closure report was presented before Chief Judicial Magistrate, Thane on January 18, 2024 which says except oral statements by the complainant, Sharad Agarwal, there was no evidence to corroborate allegations.