Lucknow, 02 February: The Special Court of Anti-Corruption has granted 24-hour remand to the Lucknow Police for questioning retired IPS officer Arvind Sen, who assisted the fraudsters in the name of getting tenders in the Animal Husbandry Department. Also, the court has allowed the voice sample.
The retired IPS was remanded in judicial custody till February 9 by the Special Court of Anti Corruption.
Special Judge for Prevention of Corruption Sandeep Gupta gave this order on the charge of taking bribe of Rs.35 lakh to Sen to save the accused who were cheating crores in the name of getting tender in the Animal Husbandry Department.
While Arvind was on the run, the police declared a reward of Rs 50,000 for declaring him a fugitive.
However, the former IPS had filed an anticipatory bail plea in the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court for its own bail, which was rejected in the court. Arvind surrendered in court after the bail plea was rejected.