27 September, 2020

A Realty Show

Kripa Shankar Singh eludes investigation

A Realty Show
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Escape Artiste

  • Bombay High Court asks investigating agencies why no FIR was being registered against Congress MLA Kripa Shankar Singh
  • He and his family have assets beyond known sources of income
  • He amassed wealth due to his closeness to former Jharkhand CM Madhu Koda and also had links with DB Realty.

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“You should act as per the law—please do not wait for our orders.” This was the verbal directive Chief Justice Mohit Shah and Justice D.G. Karnik of the Bombay High Court gave three agencies—the income-tax department, the enforcement directorate and Maharashtra’s anti-corruption bureau (ACB) —on April 28. And a month before this, the bench had remarked: “Why don’t you register the FIR and then proceed with the investigations?”

The cause of the court’s consternation was Kripa Shankar Singh, Congress MLA from Mumbai, also the...

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