Chouhan closes probe into MP jail official’s assets
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Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and top bureaucrats have ordered closure of inquiries against a senior jail official who was recently suspended after Lokayukta raids at his premises allegedly yielded details of tainted assets worth crores.
The information was provided in a written reply to the Assembly, which began its 10 day-session on Tuesday.
DIG (Jail) Umesh Gandhi's official residence in Bhopal and his other premises were raided by the Lokayukta Police on November 3 reportedly unearthing a slew of assets registered in his name as also in his wife's name and that of other relatives.
The 1987 batch officer faced six inquiries into financial and other irregularities when he was posted as superintendent in Gwalior, Satna and Jabalpur central jails between 2000 and 2009.
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