Published On: Tue, Oct 23rd, 2018

Graft case: CBI DSP Kumar moves Delhi High Court against arrest

New Delhi: CBI DSP Devender Kumar Tuesday approached the Delhi High Court challenging his arrest in connection with bribery allegations involving agency’s Special Director Rakesh Asthana.

CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana

The matter was mentioned before a bench of Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice V K Rao by senior advocate Dayan Krishnan.

The court listed the plea for hearing before an appropriate bench in the post lunch session today.

Kumar, who was earlier the investigating officer in a case involving meat exporter Moin Qureshi, was arrested yesterday by the CBI on the allegations of forgery in recording the statement of businessman Sathish Sana, who had alleged to have paid bribes to get relief in the case.

PTI

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