A special court today sent two officers of the Intelligence Bureau (IB) and the Delhi Police and two others to judicial custody for 12 days in a case of bribery for bagging choice postings. Special Judge Virender Kumar Goyal allowed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) seeking custody for IB Assistant Director Kameshwar, Delhi Police inspector Banay Singh Meena and two alleged middlemen — Rajan Kumar and Arun Tiwari — after the agency said their further custodial interrogation was not required. The four were sent to judicial custody till September 1. The case was registered on August 9 against them for alleged criminal conspiracy, illegal gratification and commission of offence of abetment by public servant. “During course of investigation, the CBI had intercepted the accused persons and recovered the alleged gratification amount of Rs 10 lakh (approx) from the private persons,” the agency had claimed, saying it had carried out searches at several premises of the accused in Delhi.
“During the search at the premises of Kumar here, (total) cash amounting to Rs 1.6 crore (approx), certain rubber stamps of various ministries/departments of Government of India and forged letterheads of various senior government officers and incriminating documents were recovered,” it had said.