Sessions court refuses bail to IPS officer Saji Mohan

Last Updated: Saturday, November 14, 2009 - 21:38

Mumbai: The sessions court here on Saturday
rejected the bail application of IPS officer Saji Mohan, who
is in custody in connection with a drug-dealing case.

Mohan had sought bail saying that the chargesheet had
already been filed in the case and he would not abscond.
However, the prosecution contended that he might tamper
with the evidence as he was a high-ranking police officer.

His lawyer, Balkrishnan said he would file an appeal in
the High Court.

Mohan, a former zonal director of the Narcotics Control
Bureau (NCB) in Chandigarh, was arrested on January 25, 2009
for allegedly being in possession of 12 kg of heroin.
Police`s case is that Mohan stole the drugs from
contraband seized by his department and he was supplying them
to drug dealers in Mumbai through another accused Vicky
Oberoi.

Bureau Report



First Published: Saturday, November 14, 2009 - 21:38

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