17/05/2014

Raid at IPS officer IG Mayank Jain's residence yields Rs 100 crore assets: Corrupt Cop!

News in Patrika newspaper's Bhopal edition
In a rare action, the Lokayukta police conducted raid at the house of IG Mayank Jain at Riviera Township in Bhopal.

The Lokayukta officials found that Jain had amassed six houses in Bhopal and Indore apart from 50 acres land in Khargone, nursing homes in Bhopal and Rewa.

Jain also had large amount of jewellery, cash and other assets that were disproportionate to his known sources of income.

There were complaints of corrupt practices against Jain earlier too. The Lokayukta team conducted raid at the IPS officer's house on May 15. Jain belongs to Rewa. He has MBBS and MS degrees. Jain's wife is also a doctor.

14/05/2014

Congress leader in Bhopal Sanjeev Saxena surrenders: STF arrests, interrogates him in PEB scam

Congress leader Sanjeev Saxena who owns Radharaman Group of Engineering Colleges has finally been arrested.

The special task force (STF) has arrested him for his alleged role in the professional examination board (PEB) scam, after he surrendered.

Had Saxena not surrendered, the process to attach his property would have begun. Saxena even went up to the Supreme Court, to get relief.

The Apex court told him to appear before CJM court by May 12. After he appeared in the court in Bhopal, he was remanded to STF custody.

Sanjeev Saxena is now being quizzed for his role in fraud. Saxena has always been known for controversies, his bullying in MANIT (formerly MACT) and for shady deals. But for years, he managed to get away despite being wanted by police, due to his political connections. But he is now made to face the law.

It will not be easy for him to come out of this case. His role in many fraud cases (for helping candidates pass in the competition and recruitment examinations through bribes) has been found. He will be interrogated and arrested in these cases also.

03/04/2014

Collector Jaishree Kiyawat removed from her post for singing from stage during BJP's function

The Election Commission has cracked the whip and has taken action against Jaishree Kiyawat.

She has been removed from the post of Collector, Jhabua. The action was taken because of a complaint against her.

The Election Commission (EC) was approached by Congress leader Manak Agarwal. He had complained that Kiyawat was supporting the BJP during the election campaign.

The complaint also mentioned that she had participated in the BJP's foundation day programme and that she had hummed a song from the stage on this occasion. The EC took cognisance of the plaint and ordered that she should be shifted from Jhabua. Now Chandrashekhar Borkar replaces her as Collector.

02/04/2014

CBI arrests Income Tax officer Poonam Rai, her husband Ganesh Malviya for taking Rs 10 lakh bribe

The central bureau of investigation (CBI) has arrested deputy commissioner income tax (IT) Poonam Rai for taking a bribe of Rs 10 lakh.

Rai and her husband were caught for taking the money from a builder. She was asking for the money to settle the case of tax penalty.

The builder had informed the CBI police team. The trap was laid and they were arrested. Apart from Rai, her husband and two other persons were also caught.

Ganesh Malviya is a BJP leader. The two other persons are  Pretam Chotrani and Sanjay Raut. The four accused were produced in court.

They were remanded to CBI custody. Later on when they were again produced in the court, they were granted bail after furnishing Rs 1 lakh personal bond each.

The raid shows the extent of corruption in the departments like Income Tax. It was the proprietor of Ramayan Builders, Rajesh Bhadoria, who had complained to the CBI about the demand of bribe. Acting on his complaint the major trap took place. The CBDT has suspended Poonam Rai.

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