Delhi CM’s secretary pressured prosecutor of transport scam

New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Principal secretary to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Rajendra Kumar pressured a prosecutor to bring before them the file of the chargesheet of the Rs.100 crore transport scam before finalising it, the latter alleged.

Prosecutor Vinod Kumar Sharma wrote a letter to Joint Commissioner of Police (Anti-Corruption Branch) M.K. Meena on September 2.

The Anti-Corruption Branch of Delhi government on Thursday filed a chargesheet against nine accused, including two IAS officers, in the Rs.100 crore transport scam which allegedly took place during the previous Sheila Dikshit government.

Sharma, in his letter, stated: “Today (September 2) I was called by some senior officials of Delhi Secretariat. I was pressurised by them, who are alleged (suspects) in the case, i.e. Rajendra Kumar, secretary to CM of Delhi.”

“They directed me to produce the file before them before finalisation,” Sharma submitted.

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