Rajendra Kumar, six others booked to CBI custody

New Delhi: The Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s Principal Secretary Rajendra Kumar along with six others was on today sent to three days Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) custody in corruption charges.

The seven accused were produced before the CBI judge Arvind Kumar who pronounced them in police custody before the expiry of their one day judicial custody.

All the accused was brought face-to-face one another and the CBI had sought three-day police custody from the court.

The CBI on Saturday declared Intelligent Communication System India Limited (ICISIL) Managing Director R.S. Kaushal and former MD G.K. Nanda.

The Principal Secretary Rajendra Kumar of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was a 1989 batch Indian Administrative Services officer of Arunachal Pradesh-Goa-Mizoram and Union Territory cadre, was accused of abusing his official position in awarding Delhi government contracts of Rs 9.5 crore to private firm Endeavour Systems Private Limited.

Besides Rajendra Kumar, Kaushik and Nanda, the other accused in the case are Kumar’s aide Ashok Kumar, Endeavour Systems Private Limited directors Sandeep Kumar and Dinesh Kumar Gupta, and former VAT Department Assistant Director Tarun Sharma.