CHHATTISGARH IPS FACES SEDITION FOR CONSPIRING AGAINST THE GOVERNMENT

Chhattisgarh police has filed a sedition case against officer G P Singh, former additional Director General of the Anti corruption Bureau, was suspended earlier this week in a disproportionate assets case following raids at his premises by the state’s Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) and Economic Offences Wing (EOW), officials said on Friday.

The raids have revealed certain documents that ascertain Mr Singh’s involvement in promoting enmity and hatching a conspiracy against the established government and public representatives, the police said , post raid.

Mr Singh was booked under IPC sections 124-A (sedition) and 153-A (promoting enmity between different groups on grounds of religion, race, place of birth, residence, language, etc) of the IPC at Raipur’s City Kotwali police station late on Thursday night, Raipur Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Ajay Yadav said.

The action was taken based on the seizure report filed by ACB/EOW to police in connection with the raids, he said.
Further investigation into the matter is underway, he added.



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