On the basis of the report of the Delhi Police Commissioner, the Supreme Court had directed the officials of Tihar Jail to be suspended, a case registered against them and a detailed inquiry into the matter.
FIR registered Against 32 Tihar Jail officials, former Unitech promoters Ajay Chandra & Sanjay Chandra, Delhi Police, Delhi News: The Crime Branch of Delhi Police has registered an FIR against 32 officials of Tihar Jail under various sections of the Prevention of Corruption Act. This action has been taken in connection with the collusion of the officials of Tihar Jail Administration with the jailed former promoters of Unitech, Sanjay and Ajay Chandra. After registering an FIR against 32 officials of Tihar Jail on Tuesday, the Delhi Police has sent a letter to the top officials of the jail administration and the Union Home Ministry for the action of their suspension.Also Read – Pakistani terrorist spills shocking secrets, travels abroad with Indian passport, roams in Delhi as Pir Maulana, now on 14-day police remand
FIR registered in Delhi Police Crime Branch under relevant sections of Prevention of Corruption Act after 32 Tihar Jail officials were found to be complicit with former Unitech promoters Ajay Chandra&Sanjay Chandra. Letter sent to Tihar Jail&Home Ministry for action to be taken.
— ANI (@ANI) October 12, 2021
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Let us inform that on the basis of the report of Delhi Police Commissioner Rakesh Asthana, the Supreme Court has suspended the officials of Tihar Jail for their nexus with the jailed former promoters of Unitech, Sanjay and Ajay Chandra, for registering a case against them and in this entire matter. A detailed inquiry was ordered on Wednesday. A bench of Justice DY Chandrachud and Justice MR Shah directed registration of criminal cases against the officials of Tihar Jail and other unidentified persons under relevant provisions of Prevention of Corruption Act and IPC. Also Read – In view of festivals, Delhi Police increased security in the national capital, keeping a close watch on sensitive areas
The apex court bench had also directed the suspension of the Tihar Jail officials against whom cases would be registered and said that the suspension would remain in force till the proceedings against them were continued.
ED had revealed that Chandra brothers were running their business from jail
In fact, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) had revealed that the Chandra brothers were running their business from jail. The top court had also directed the Home Ministry to comply with the suggestion made in the report of Police Commissioner Rakesh Asthana regarding increasing the jail management. The court had also ordered to send a copy of this report to the ministry for compliance. The Supreme Court had also taken on record the reports submitted in a sealed cover by the Enforcement Directorate, Serious Crime Investigation Office (SFIO) and Delhi Police and fixed October 21 as the next date of hearing.
On the report of ED, the top court had directed to send the Chandra brothers from Tihar Jail to two jails in Mumbai.
Nearly two months ago on August 26, the top court had directed the Chandra brothers to be shifted from Tihar Jail in the national capital to Arthur Road Jail in Maharashtra and Taloja Jail in Maharashtra after the ED had told them that they were in connivance with the jail workers. Running your business from The top court, after perusing two status reports of the ED, had said that the Tihar Jail superintendent and other personnel were “absolutely shameless” in colluding with the Chandra brothers by defying the court order. The court had directed the Delhi Police Commissioner to personally inquire into the conduct of the Tihar Jail personnel in connection with the Chandra brothers.
The ED had said in its report – Sanjay Chandra and Ajay Chandra are doing property business from inside the jail.
The ED, which is probing the Money Laundering Act against the Chandra brothers and realty company Unitech, had said in its report that Sanjay and Ajay have made full judicial custody meaningless as they are communicating freely, directing their officers. and are doing property business from inside the jail, the jail personnel are supporting them in all these works. Sanjay and Ajay, who have been in jail since August 2017, are accused of allegedly embezzling home buyers’ money. In October 2017, the apex court had directed the promoters of Unitech to deposit Rs 750 crore in the court’s registry by December 31, 2017. Both the brothers claim that they have complied with the conditions of the court and deposited more than Rs 750 crore. So he should be released on bail.