Disproportionate assets case against SHO

Staff Reporter

Raids by Anti-Corruption Branch at his residence and office

Investigations have revealed that SHO had allegedly invested money in three hotels

‘There are some properties in Uttar Pradesh that are under the scanner’

NEW DELHI: The Station House Officer of the Kalyanpuri police station has been booked by the Anti-Corruption Branch of the Delhi Government for allegedly amassing wealth disproportionate to his known sources of income.

The ACB on Tuesday conducted simultaneous raids at the residence and office of SHO Roshan Lal and also at properties in and outside the Capital in which he had allegedly invested money.

Preliminary investigations by the ACB have purportedly revealed that Roshan Lal had allegedly invested money in three hotels -- International Deluxe, Carlo Castle and Silver Shine -- located in Paharganj. They are registered in the name of his father and brother, said an ACB official.

The ACB also raided a cinema hall at Farrukhabad in Uttar Pradesh in which Roshan Lal is suspected to have invested money.

“This apart, there are some other properties in Uttar Pradesh that are under the scanner,” said the ACB official.

The ACB said that it was the complainant in the case registered against the SHO following approval from the competent authorities. During the raids, the ACB is learnt to have seized several documents and sealed a bank account.

Confirming that a case had been registered, ACB Deputy Commissioner of Police I. D. Shukla refused to divulge any more information stating that it would hamper investigations. The ACB has contacted the SHO to join the probe, but it is learnt that he had not produced himself until late on Tuesday night.

“We have not received any formal report about the case so far. Any action against the inspector would be taken on the basis of the report,” said a Delhi Police officer.

He said Roshan Lal was previously posted with the Paharganj and Karol Bagh police stations and the Anti-Corruption Branch.