Court to consider chargesheet against Rajendra Kumar on April 3

Court to consider chargesheet against Rajendra Kumar on April 3
Rajendra Kumar

New Delhi: A court here on Wednesday set April 3 to consider the chargesheet against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's former Principal Secretary Rajendra Kumar and others in a corruption case.

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Special Judge listed the matter for next month observing that the sanction to initiate proceedings against Rajendra Kumar is still awaited.

Rajendra Kumar, a 1989 batch IAS officer, was accused of abusing his official position in awarding Delhi government contracts totalling Rs 9.5 crore to private firm Endeavour Systems Pvt Ltd.

Arrested on July 4, 2016 on corruption charge, Rajendra Kumar was granted bail on July 26, 2016. He has denied the charges against him which mainly relate to the period before Kejriwal became the Chief Minister.

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