In more trouble for Gujarat cadre IAS officer Pradeep Sharma, a special anti-money laundering court here had ordered attachment of his immovable assets worth about Rs 75 lakh in a case of alleged corruption and criminal conspiracy in allotment of government land to a firm.
Suspended IAS officer Pradeep Sharma was arrested by the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) in the wee hours of Tuesday from his Ahmedabad residence on charges of corruption relating to a piece of land given to a corrugated boxes manufacturing company in Kutch in which his wife has some stakes.
The Bombay High Court Friday admitted two appeals challenging the acquittal of former 'encounter specialist' police officer Pradeep Sharma in a fake encounter case, and issued a bailable warrant against him.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected the plea by Pradeep Sharma, a senior Gujarat cadre IAS officer now under suspension, seeking transfer of investigations in five cases filed against him from the state police to the CBI.
The parents of Pradeep Sharma protested outside the south district police head office in New Delhi, demanding to know what happened to their son who was sent to Iran on the promise of a Merchant Navy job.
Gujarat High Court Wednesday rejected suspended IAS officer Pradeep Sharma`s plea seeking direction to lodge FIR against Chief Minister Narendra Modi in a case of alleged snooping of a woman by former state Home Minister Amit Shah on behest of one `Saheb`.
In what may cast a shadow on BJP`s prime ministerial Narendra Modi`s run for the top post, the Supreme Court will on Monday hear the plea of suspended IAS officer Pradeep Sharma on the contentious audio tapes aired by news portals Cobrapost and Gulail featuring alleged illegal surveillance of a woman allegedly ordered by the Gujarat government.
Suspended IPS officer Pradeep Sharma on Saturday reiterated that he would approach the court if the complaint given by him against Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, Amit Shah and others in the snooping scandal is not converted into an FIR.
A local court deferred till December 16 its order on admitting a criminal defamation suit filed by suspended Gujarat IAS officer Pradeep Sharma against columnist-activist Madhu Kishwar in connection with the snooping scandal.