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Courtroom remands suspended IPS officer in 3-day police custody

A DAY after he was tracked down and arrested by a workforce 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 property and beneath sedition fees.
A 1994-batch IPS officer, he was earlier Further Director Basic of the Anti Corruption Bureau and in addition served as Inspector Basic, Raipur. He was posted as head of the police coaching academy earlier than being suspended on July 5.
After his attraction for a keep order on investigation and arrest warrants towards him have been rejected by the Excessive Courtroom and later Supreme Courtroom, Singh went into hiding in Gurgaon, police sources stated.

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 court docket within the night.
Whereas being taken to the court docket, Singh informed 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 stated the FIR towards Singh was registered on fabricated data. Lastly, the bench of Justice Leena Agarwal granted police his two-day custody.

The ACB had carried out searches at 15 places 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 bought disproportionate property throughout 15 places in Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh.

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