Registry investigation: the cops question the transport commissioner | Nashik News
Nashik: The senior police team led by Deputy Police Commissioner (Crime) Sanjay Barkund interviewed Transport Commissioner Avinash Dhakne and his subordinates on Saturday about allegations of corruption and bribery by a suspended motor vehicle inspector (MV) of the Nashik region transport bureau (RT0) against the state transport minister Anil Parab, the commissioner and five other senior officials of the department
“Dhakne and his deputy were here on Saturday for investigation. They provided us with information relating to the case as well as some documents. Little more is needed, which they will provide us with next week, ”said Barkund, who has been appointed investigator by Nashik Police Commissioner Deepak Pandey.
The DCP (crime) along with the other two DCP and their staff are investigating the allegation that was brought by Inspector MV Gajendra Patil, who was suspended on January 20 for corruption, via a request for complaint that has was sent by email. at the Panchavati police station on May 16.
The minister and the transport commissioner refuted the allegations.
DCP Barkund said officers underlined that allegations of “widespread corruption” in transfers and assignments “with rupee crores collected and distributed among a chain of individuals from top to bottom” were linked at the ministerial level. .
“So now senior officials from the Ministry of Transport are expected to come on Monday to shed some light on the matter,” he said.
Meanwhile, the police were also waiting for the complainant to come to the police station and provide all the information necessary to substantiate the allegations. Police said Patil did not provide his home address and his phone was also turned off as he could not be contacted for further details. However, he said he was not doing well and will meet with police officials on Monday.