Chhattisgarh: DGP Mukesh Gupta, Narayanpur SP Rajnesh Singh suspended in illegal phone tapping case

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 09 February 2019, 05:32 PM
Chhattisgarh: DGP Mukesh Gupta, Narayanpur SP Rajnesh Singh suspended in illegal phone tapping case
Chhattisgarh: DGP Mukesh Gupta, Narayanpur SP Rajnesh Singh suspended in illegal phone tapping case

Special Director General (DGP) of Police Mukesh Gupta and Narayanpur Superintendent of Police (SP) Rajnesh Singh have been suspended by the Chhattisgarh police an FIR was registered against them on charges of illegal phone tapping and destroying of evidence during their probe into the alleged public distribution system (PDS) scam. The FIR was registered against the two by Economic Offence Wing (EOW) on Thursday. While Gupta is posted as special director general of police at the police headquarters, Singh is the superintendent of police, Naryanpur. The alleged irregularities in the PDS took place during the previous Bharatiya Janata Party government led by Raman Singh and the investigation of the case was handed over to the anti-corruption branch (ACB) of the Chhattisgarh police headed by Gupta.


First Published: Saturday, February 09, 2019 05:07 PM
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