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Top Tamil Nadu cop suspended after raids

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 2, 2011 - 11:12

Chennai: Tamil Nadu`s Additional Director General of Police MS Jaffer Sait, intelligence chief during the DMK regime, has been suspended following raids by the Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption (DVAC) on his premises, an official said on Tuesday.

Sait was suspended on Monday, he added.

The DVAC, the state`s anti-corruption wing, had on July 26 raided Sait`s residence on receipt of a written complaint by the Tamil Nadu Housing Board (TNHB).

The complaint alleged that Sait entered into a criminal conspiracy with others and got land allotted from TNHB suppressing certain details. The DVAC registered a case under Prevention of Corruption Act.

Sait entered into an agreement with a private construction company and further defrauded the TNHB, the complaint said.

Sait was shifted by the J Jayalalithaa led AIADMK government as Special Officer to Mandapam Refugee Camp near Rameswaram, around 600 km from here.


First Published: Tuesday, August 2, 2011 - 09:06

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