A DAY after he was tracked down and arrested by a staff of officers tenting in Delhi, suspended IPS officer G P Singh was on Wednesday delivered to Raipur. He was introduced earlier than a classes court docket, which remanded him in three days police custody.
Singh was absconding for nearly six months after he was booked for disproportionate belongings and below sedition expenses.
A 1994-batch IPS officer, he was earlier Additional Director General of the Anti Corruption Bureau and likewise served as Inspector General, Raipur. He was posted as head of the police coaching academy earlier than being suspended on July 5.
After his enchantment for a keep order on investigation and arrest warrants in opposition to him have been rejected by the High Court and later Supreme Court, Singh went into hiding in Gurgaon, police sources mentioned.
On Wednesday, Singh was delivered to Raipur by street after the flight from Delhi was cancelled. After a medical examination and a Covid take a look at, he was introduced earlier than the court docket within the night.
While being taken to the court docket, Singh instructed reporters that he was being wrongfully accused and that the properties talked about within the FIR weren’t his.
In a heated dialogue that went on for nearly an hour, the prosecution demanded seven days of custody whereas the defence mentioned the FIR in opposition to Singh was registered on fabricated info. Finally, the bench of Justice Leena Agarwal granted police his two-day custody.
The ACB had carried out searches at 15 areas linked to Singh from July 1 to three, by which a number of irregularities and disproportionate belongings have been discovered.
Singh is alleged to have carried out a number of benami transactions and purchased disproportionate belongings throughout 15 areas in Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh.