Verdict on NDPS case against IPS officer expected today
Two cases are being heard against the IPS officer, Saji Mohan. One of the cases pertains to the alleged pilfering of heroin from the storeroom of NCB headquarters in August 2009 by Saji Mohan.
Another case of alleged corruption was registered against him by the UT police for embezzlement of Rs 13.81 lakhs from the NCB headquarters.
The final arguments of the NDPS case against Saji Mohan had concluded earlier and the Additional District and Sessions Judge, Shalini Nagpal, has listed the case for today, December 11 for its fate to be decided.
The Special Public Prosecutor for the Narcotics Control Bureau, Kailash Chander, said, “Hopefully a verdict will be passed in the NDPS case against Saji Mohan on Tuesday. However, the arguments for the corruption case will take a little more time to be concluded”.
Saji Mohan, an 1995-batch IPS officer, was arrested by the Anti Terrorist Squad (ATS), Mumbai in January 2009 when he was caught with 12 kilograms of heroin.
This led to investigations in the NCB, Chandigarh which led to the revelation that the during Saji MOhan’s tenure as the NCB director in Chandigarh, he used to mix slaked lime in drugs keeping the “pure” ones for his personal gain.
After further investigations at the NCB headquarters, Sector 2, Chandigarh, it was also established that Mohan had embezzled
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