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Court directs Tihar Jail officials to present Kejriwal's nephew

IANS  |  New Delhi 

A court here on Saturday directed jail authorities to produce before it, on Sunday, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's nephew arrested in connection with an alleged scam worth Rs 6 crore in the (PWD).

issued a production warrant for Bansal after jail officials failed to present him before her.

The jail authorities has also failed to present Bansal before the court on Friday.

The Anti-Corruption Branch on Thursday arrested Bansal from his residence in west Delhi's Pitampura after he failed to give satisfactory replies about a firm.

Bansal was later sent to one-day judicial custody on Thursday after he was presented in a here.

The son of Kejriwal's Surender Bansal, he was a partner in a firm alleged to be involved in the scam.

The ACB registered an FIR on May 8, 2017 after a complaint that got a tender below 46 per cent on behalf of company Renu Construction, on the estimated cost of Rs 4.9 lakh.

It was also mentioned in the complaint that the quality of iron and supplied were not up to the mark. During the probe, it was found that iron and were brought from Mahadeo Impacts, which was later found to be non-existent. was a partner with his father in Mahadeo Impacts.



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First Published: Sat, May 12 2018. 20:08 IST