Forgery, Cheating Case Against Firm Owned By Arvind Kejriwal's Relative


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Case Filed Against Company Owned By Arvind Kejriwal's Relative Over Alleged Forgery, Cheating

The Anti Corruption Department has filed an FIR towards a agency owned by Arvind Kejriwal's relative

New Delhi:  Delhi's Anti-Corruption Department has registered a primary info report or FIR towards an organization owned by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's brother-in-law Surender Kumar Bansal, over alleged irregularities in civic works within the capital. Mr Bansal, the brother of Mr Kejriwal's spouse, died of a mind stroke on Monday.

Separate FIRs with costs of forgery and dishonest towards Mr Bansal's development firm and two others have been filed on the grievance of an activist Rahul Sharma, who runs an NGO, the Roads Anti-Corruption Organisation, stated Mukesh Kumar Meena, chief of the Anti Courruption Department or ACB. Mr Sharma has accused Mr Bansal of swindling the Delhi authorities, alleging irregularities within the grant of contracts for roads and sewer strains within the capital by the Public Works Division (PWD) after the Aam Aadmi Social gathering swept into energy in 2015.

Rahul Sharma has in his grievance additionally alleged that Chief Minister Kejriwal and PWD minister Satyendra Jain misused their workplaces to grant contracts to Mr Bansal, however the two leaders haven't been named within the FIR, Mr Meena stated.

The Roads Anti-Corruption Organisation, which claims to watch civic tasks, has alleged that Mr Bansal, helped by Mr Kejriwal, manipulated bids to win a contract for the development of drains close to a nationwide freeway, and that whereas the work was not accomplished, payments and invoices despatched by Mr Bansal have been cleared by the federal government.

Investigations, Mr Meena stated on Tuesday, have revealed that pretend payments have been hooked up for supplies that weren't provided and that a few of the payments have been of corporations that don't exist or provide these supplies. He stated additional investigations will give attention to whether or not PWD officers have been concerned.

Mr Sharma went to courtroom together with his allegations a number of months in the past and the Delhi Police was directed to research the fees. It had up to now not filed a proper grievance, saying it was analyzing paperwork linked to Mr Bansal. It had additionally despatched notices to the PWD asking it to share particulars of the contract.

The FIRs have been filed a day after Kapil Mishra, sacked as minister by Mr Kejriwal and later suspended from AAP, met Mr Meena to make allegations of corruption towards Mr Kejriwal.

Mr Mishra has, amongst different issues, alleged that minister Satyendra Jain helped Mr Bansal with a 50-crore deal. Mr Mishra, who was Delhi's water provide minister, has additionally submitted to the ACB paperwork associated to the what is known as the water tanker rip-off, alleging that Mr Kejriwal delayed an investigation towards former chief minister Sheila Dikshit.

AAP has lashed out at Mr Mishra for naming Mr Bansal. "Have some humanity. Not even two hours after the cremation, allegations are being made towards the individual," stated Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia.

(With PTI inputs)