Chhattisgarh bribery case: Delhi court extends remand of prime accused

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

New Delhi, [India], Feb. 25 (ANI): The Patiala House Court on Saturday extended three days remand of 1988 batch IAS B.L. Agrawal and two others in connection with the Chhattisgarh bribery case. Agarwal along-with the other accused, namely Bhagwan Singh and Anand Agarwal has already spent five days in Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) custody. According to the CBI, the fourth accused Syed Burhanuddin, who was caught in Hyderabad is yet to be questioned in presence of the others accused. CBI has alleged that prime accused B.L. Agarwal was trying to escape the investigation through certain mediators with monetary favours. The mediators have not yet been identified. As of now, the CBI is conducting an operation for recovering several hawala transactions worth lakhs of rupees. Two cases were previously registered against Agarwal and a chargesheet has been filed against him regarding the same. (ANI)