The Delhi Police’s Financial Offences Wing (EOW) has arrested five jail officials in relationship with the Rs 200 crore extortion scenario involving conman Sukesh Chandrasekhar.
In accordance to the police, the arrested jail officers have been identified as Sunil Kumar, Sunder Bora, Mahendra Prasad, Laxmi Dutt and Prakash Chand.
Speaking to ANI, Further Commissioner of Law enforcement (CP) EOW RK Singh explained that the arrested jail officials have been accused of helping Sukesh Chandrasekhar and acknowledged bribes for him.
“Sunil Kumar and Sunder Bora are Jail Superintendents, when Mahendra Prasad and Prakash Chand are Deputy Jail Superintendents,” Singh stated.
The Financial Offences Wing presented the jail officers before a Delhi Court docket which has despatched them to the law enforcement custody till November 12.
As a lot of as 19 people today have been arrested in the matter.
The Delhi Police educated the court, “Through the investigation, it was discovered that the accused Sukesh was managing his racket of organised crime with the help of numerous jail officials.”
Conman Sukesh has been in jail considering that 2017 in connection with an election commission bribery circumstance and arrived on the radar just after Delhi Police registered a situation for extorting Rs 200 crore from Ranbaxy promoter Shivinder Singh’s spouse Aditi Singh.