A deputy inspector general of police,who was suspended on charges of demanding Rs 10 crore as extortion money from a Siwan-based businessman,on Sunday registered a case against the Bihar DGP,two inspector generals of police,and the businessman under provisions of the SC/ST Act.
The police confirmed that the SC/ST police station of Chhapra registered a case against Bihar DGP Abhayanand,IGPs Amit Kumar and Praveen Vashistha and liquor businessman Tunnaji Pandey on the complaint of suspended Saran (Chhapra) DIG Alok Kumar,a 1997 batch Jammu and Kashmir cadre IPS officer.
A case was filed against Alok Kumar in February on a complaint lodged by Pandey. The police headquarters had asked IG Amit Kumar to investigate. The case was later registered against Alok Kumar with the Economic Offences Unit.
In his FIR,Alok Kumar said that the DGP and two senior police officers used casteist remarks against him during the course of investigation.
The Patna High Court on Saturday asked the vigilance court to take up the bail plea of Kumar. The HC has already stayed his arrest. DGP Abhayanand was unavailable for comments.