An IAS officer was arrested from Gurugram in a corruption case on Monday, police stated.
He has been recognized as Dharmender Singh, posted as Resident Commissioner in Haryana Bhavan, Delhi, they stated, including he was apprehended in a joint operation by SIT and Faridabad Police.
It is alleged that the accused had illegally elevated the quantity of a young from Rs 55 crore to Rs 87 crore for approval. Besides, he had taken a bribe of Rs 1.11 crore from a contractor when he was the commissioner of municipal company, Sonipat, police stated.
A case was registered at Kotwali police station in Faridabad final 12 months on the criticism by one Lalit Mittal, a resident of Ranjit Nagar, New Delhi, that Pankaj Garg, R B Sharma and J Okay Bhatia collectively took a bribe of Rs 1.11 crore from him on the pretext of getting him a authorities tender within the Sonipat municipal company, they stated.
Police stated the three males had informed Mittal that the bribe quantity had been distributed amongst greater officers. Later, Mittal didn’t get any authorities contract and he approached the police.
During investigation, it was revealed that IAS officer Singh had made irregularities within the building of a constructing in Sonipat whereas he was the municipal company commissioner. He had elevated a young quantity of 52 crore to 87 crore, they stated.
The accused was additionally posted in Faridabad in the course of the coronavirus pandemic interval, police stated.
“IAS officer Dharmender Singh has been arrested in a corruption case. He shall be produced in a metropolis court docket on Tuesday,” stated Sube Singh, spokesperson of Faridabad Police.
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