CBI court extends remand of Intelligence Officer
GK NEWS NETWORK
Jammu, July 25: A Special CBI court today extended police remand of a RAW officer, who along with two other persons were arrested in a sensitive border area of Jammu while allegedly extorting money from a local youth.
The accused Raw Inspector Dinesh Koul and his accomplice Sahdev Singh and Rinku Kumar were produced before the CBI judge Jammu, BL Bhat, on their expiry of their five days remand today.
“The modus-oprendi is adopted by accused in extorting money from one innocent villager is being probed and the investigation is in progress. Bail applications of all the three accused are under consideration and there is ample scope of further investigation”, the court held while remanding accused to custody of CBI for further five days.
Dr Dinesh Koul, posted by RAW in RS Pura Sector of Jammu region, along with Rinku and Sehdev - who acted as his conduits, were allegedly extorting money from a youth by threating to implicate him in some false cases.
Koul, had allegedly demanded a bribe of Rs 1.2 lakh from the youth and also threatened him with dire consequences if he failed to make the payment.
Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) is the external intelligence agency of the country.
The youth, whose identity has been kept a secret, went to CBI and lodged a complaint following which the agency laid a trap and caught Koul when he was allegedly accepting a part payment, the agency claimed.
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