Court remands suspended IPS officer in 3-day police custody

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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 courtroom, which remanded him in three days police custody.

Singh was absconding for almost six months after he was booked for disproportionate property and below sedition prices.

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A 1994-batch IPS officer, he was earlier Additional Director General of the Anti Corruption Bureau and in addition 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 towards him have been rejected by the High Court and later Supreme Court, Singh went into hiding in Gurgaon, police sources stated.

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On Wednesday, Singh was delivered to Raipur by street after the flight from Delhi was cancelled. After a medical examination and a Covid check, he was introduced earlier than the courtroom within the night.

While being taken to the courtroom, Singh instructed reporters that he was being wrongfully accused and that the properties talked about within the FIR weren’t his.

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In a heated dialogue that went on for almost an hour, the prosecution demanded seven days of custody whereas the defence stated the FIR towards Singh was registered on fabricated data. 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, wherein a number of irregularities and disproportionate property have been discovered.

Singh is alleged to have carried out a number of benami transactions and purchased disproportionate property throughout 15 areas in Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh.

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