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Punjab Vigilance Bureau arrests ex-DGP Sumedh Saini 

S.A.S Nagar : Punjab Vigilance Bureau on Wednesday arrested Ex DGP Sumedh Saini in a corruption case and in connection with another FIR, whose contents not been disclosed. sources said Saini come to join investigation in a case in which he had got interim anticipatory bail and was to join investigation under orders of the Punjab and Haryana High Court by August 18, 2021.

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sources said the investigating officer apprehended Saini while he continued sitting in his car and refused to get out of the car. He was formally arrested in another case for having committed offence of forgery in order to stall the process of attachment of a house in Sector 20-D, Chandigarh, by the court of Special judge Mohali. Saini has been claiming to be a tenant in the house after his retirement.

The authority said later during questioning it was decided to arrest him. “The lawful interaction ensuing to his arrest is on. The details may be shared tomorrow,” he said.

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Saini had moved the high court on Tuesday apprehending the arrest. His appeal, seeking directions to the investigating officer not to arrest him for “some other additional offences” in the corruption case against him, was today dismissed as withdrawn by the HC.

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DP Bureau
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