Published On: Mon, Feb 15th, 2016

Suspended Noida chief engineer Yadav Singh CBI custody extended till Feb 17

New Delhi: A CBI court on Monday extended the CBI custody of suspended Noida chief engineer Yadav Singh for two more days till February 17.

Suspended Noida chief engineer Yadav Singh

Suspended Noida chief engineer Yadav Singh

He was arrested in an ongoing probe into alleged abuse of his official position in awarding contracts and thus causing wrongful loss to the exchequer.

The CBI had registered a case on July 30, 2015 against Singh and other unknown people under various sections of the Indian Penal Code and the Prevention of Corruption Act for alleged corrupt practices in laying of underground cable worth Rs 9, 202 lakh (approx) and other allegations, following an order dated July 16 by the Lucknow Bench of Allahabad High Court.

Earlier the Uttar Pradesh Police had registered an FIR in Noida on June 13, 2012, alleging that Singh, then chief engineer, NOIDA/Greater NOIDA & Yamuna Expressway Authority had entered into criminal conspiracy with unknown private persons/firms and awarded various contracts without following the laid down procedures and thereby caused undue pecuniary gains to the tune of crores of rupees to private firms and himself.

The FIR ended in closure and a final report filed in the court of special session judge, Noida in January and accepted by the court in November 2014.

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