The Crime Branch-CID on Tuesday interrogated Inspector General of Police (Armed Police) Pramod Kumar in a case of alleged corruption. According to source in the agency, a few police officials in Tirupur district allegedly demanded and took a huge sum of money from Kamalavalli, director, Paazee Forex Trading India Pvt. Ltd., to safeguard her in an alleged multi-crore scam. It was alleged that Mr. Kumar, who was then the Inspector General of Police (West Zone), was one of the beneficiaries.
The CB-CID had registered a case against a deputy superintendent of police, two inspectors and others. Inspector Mohan Raj of Tirupur Central Crime branch was arrested in the case. “We summoned and interrogated Pramod Kumar at the CB-CID headquarters in Chennai on Tuesday. Some crucial evidence has been found in the case,” a CB-CID official said.