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Court grants bail to Kejriwal’s ex-aide Rajendra Kumar

Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) judge Arvind Kumar while granting bail to Rajendra Kumar, directed him not to leave Delhi without permission

A court on Tuesday granted bail to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s former Principal Secretary Rajendra Kumar, who was arrested for his alleged involvement in a corruption case.

Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) judge Arvind Kumar while granting bail to Rajendra Kumar, directed him not to leave Delhi without permission.

The court asked him to furnish a surety bond of Rs one lakh.

The court directed him not to tamper with evidence or influence witnesses in the case.

The judge also directed him to join investigations whenever required.

Kumar, a 1989 batch Indian Administrative Service officer of Arunachal Pradesh-Goa-Mizoram and Union Territory cadre, was accused of abusing his official position in awarding Delhi government contracts of Rs 9.5 crore to private firm Endeavour Systems Private Limited. He is in judicial custody till July 27.

Beside Kumar, other accused in the case are Intelligent Communication System India Ltd (ICSIL) Managing Director R.S. Kaushil and former MD G.K. Nanda, Rajendra Kumar’s aide Ashok Kumar, Endeavour Systems Pvt Ltd directors Sandeep Kumar and Dinesh Kumar Gupta, and former VAT Department Assistant Director Tarun Sharma.

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