November 14, 2015 2:26:42 am
The centre Friday revoked the transfer orders of Enforcement Directorate (ED) Assistant Director Niranjan Singh, who was investigating the Punjab Rs 6,000-crore synthetic drug racket case. Singh had summoned state Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia in connection with the case.
Niranjan Singh confirmed to The Indian Express that he had received the revocation order. The orders come 10 months after he was transferred from Jalandhar to Kolkata. He received his transfer orders on January 16 this year, around 20 days after he summoned Majithia to the ED office.
Majithia was questioned on December 26, 2014, after an accused, former cop Jagdish Bhola, allegedly named him in the case.
When Singh was transferred, it was mentioned that he would investigate the Saradha Chit Fund case. But the officer approached the Punjab and Haryana High Court and received a stay order on his transfer.
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