In the Rajya Sabha 2016 horse trading case, the difficulties of former CM Raghuvar Das, his press advisor Ajay Kumar and ADG Anurag Gupta seem to be increasing.
In the Rajya Sabha 2016 horse trading case, the difficulties of former CM Raghuvar Das and ADG Anurag Gupta seem to be increasing. The Civil Court has reserved its decision in the matter of imposition of PC Act.
Ranchi. In the Rajya Sabha 2016 Horse Trading case, the difficulties of former CM Raghuvar Das, his press advisor Ajay Kumar and ADG Anurag Gupta seem to be increasing. The Civil Court has reserved its decision in the matter of imposition of PC Act. If the court decides to impose the Prevention of Corruption Act in this case. Then this matter will be investigated under the PC Act. And if found guilty, action will also be taken under the PC Act.
The matter is of Rajya Sabha 2016 Horse Trading. When Nirmala Devi, the then MLA of Barkagaon, lodged a case at Jagannathpur police station in Ranchi. In his statement, the former MLA had accused former Chief Minister Raghuvar Das, his press advisor Ajay Kumar and ADG Anurag Gupta of offering money in return for voting in favor of the BJP candidate in the Rajya Sabha elections. Along with this, pressure was also made to join BJP. An audio and video in this case also went viral. After which former Chief Minister Babulal Marandi had complained to the Election Commission regarding this. After which the state government was directed to register an FIR in this case after the investigation was found to be true. After which an FIR was registered at Jagannathpur police station on March 29, 2018.
Let us know what is the Prevention of Corruption Act?
In fact, under the case number 154/2018 in Jagannathpur police station, an application has been made on behalf of the researcher to add section 13 of PC Act and its number 1D. Section 13 of the PC Act i.e. Prevention of Corruption Act 1988 provides that a public servant is said to commit the offense of criminal misconduct. A. If he obtains any valuable article or pecuniary advantage for himself or for any other person by corrupt or illegal means.
B. By abusing his position as a public servant, obtains valuable goods or pecuniary benefits for himself or for any other person.
C. While holding the office of a public servant, without any public interest, acquires a thing of value or money for any person.
Any public servant who commits criminal misconduct. shall be punished with imprisonment for such term. imprisonment of which shall not be less than four years. but which may extend to ten years. and may also be punishable with fine.
After the decision of the court, the sections related to Prevention of Corruption Act i.e. Prevention of Corruption Act will be added to the FIR registered in Jagannathpur police station of Ranchi. Only after the order of the court, the matter of PC Act will go to the Anti-Corruption Bureau in this case. In fact, ADG Anurag Gupta, Raghuvar Das’s press advisor Ajay Kumar were made accused in the horse trading case at Jagannathpur police station. Later, during the investigation, the name of former Chief Minister Raghuvar Das also came up. Actually, the PC Act will not apply to any particular person, but will be involved in this case. Now after joining the PC Act, action will be taken against whoever is found guilty in the investigation under the PC Act itself.