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CRPF IG Pushkar Singh Arrested In Patna

CRPF IG Pushkar Singh Arrested In Patna
May 6, 2009

The CBI on wednesday arrested the Inspector-General of Central Reserve Police Force in Patna in connection with his alleged involvement in multi-crore constable recruitment racket. Pushkar Singh among 8 others has been taken into remand for further inquiry.  Mukesh Kumar and his wife Swati Bhardwaj from Kankarbagh, Tripurari alias Babloo from K'bagh and Sidhnath Sharma has been arrested earlier. Mukesh has been named as the prime agent who played important role in providing "paid" candidate. He was the interface between the officers and the "paid candidates". Three more persons has been arrested in Delhi.

It is well known that CBI raided 20 places across five states simultaneously rocked the organisation deemed as a "sanct". After arresting the IG and four others CBI present them before special court in Patna following which special magistrate Mr. RadheShyam Prasad has sent them into CBI remand for five days. Some big names like Ranchi DIG T.MBaksala, 134 batallion Commandent V.M.Siddhu, 132 battalion Commandent Yadvendra Singh has also been named in the chargesheet.