DG (Prisons) Transferred From Tihar Jail After Conman Sukesh’s Allegation
New Delhi: Director General (Prisons) Sandeep Goel has been transferred from Tihar jail following jailed conman Sukesh Chandrashekhar sensational claim that he paid Rs 10 crore for ‘protection’ in prison.
According to the official order issued on Friday, 1989 batch AGMUT cadre Goel has been shunted out of Tihar and asked to report to police headquarters (PHQ) and await further orders, India Today reported.
Chandrashekhar recently wrote to Delhi Lt Governor V K Saxena alleging that he paid arrested AAP minister Satyendar Jain Rs 10 crore to ‘live safely in jail and get basic facilities’.
Chandrashekhar also stated that he had paid AAP Rs 50 crore on the promise of a party position in south, and claimed he had made these disclosures to the DG (Prisons) and a CBI team.
The Enforcement Directorate has initiated a probe into Chandrashekhar’s claims.
Chandrashekhar, lodged in Mandoli jail, was shifted from Tihar in a Rs 200-crore extortion and money-laundering case.