Officers of the Anti-Corruption Branch raided the offices of the Public Works Department, located on the 12th floor of Delhi Police Headquarters.
Officers of the Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) raided the offices of the Public Works Department (PWD), located on the 12th floor of Delhi Police Headquarters. Police raided the PWD office after recording the statement of PWD scam complainant Rahul Sharma. The Indian Express reports that Delhi Police seized several files related to the PWD scam and may send a notice to Delhi’s PWD Minister Satyendra Jain in the coming days.
According to the Indian Express Sharma filed a complaint against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s late brother-in-law, Surender Bansal. Sharma filed a complaint over alleged irregularities in grant of contracts for roads and sewer lines in the capital between 2015 and 2016. The Chief Minister’s brother-in-law is the proprietor of a construction firm.
Indian Express reports Anti-Corruption Branch has filed three FIRs against Bansal’s company. The Delhi Chief Minister has not been named in any of the FIRs.
ACB sources told the Indian Express that Rahul Sharma, founder of Roads Anti-Corruption Organisation (RACO), had ben called in to record a statement in the case. Sources added that Sharma also submitted a complaint to the ACB to conduct a probe in connection with Bansal’s death which has been described as ‘mysterious’.