Chargesheet filed in Arun Jaitley phone tapping case
The Delhi Police on Tuesday filed chargesheet against four persons in connection with the phone tapping case of BJP leader Arun Jaitley.
The special cell of Delhi Police filed the 32-page chargesheet before Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Amit Bansal, who took cognizance of the report and posted the matter for further hearing on April 30.
The police in its charge sheet has named four persons — Delhi Police constable Arvind Dabas and three private detectives Anurag, Neeraj and Nitish — all of whom are currently in judicial custody.
Dabas was picked up by the police on February 14 for allegedly trying to access Jaitley’s call details. According to police, the constable used the official email ID of an assistant commissioner of police to send a request to a mobile service provider for the call detail records of the senior BJP leader.
Later on, Neeraj was arrested by the police on February 18, with the other two accused, Anurag and Nitish, being taken into custody a day later.
The police had earlier told the court that during the course of their investigation, they had found that the call detail records of 30 other people had been collected by the accused.
The investigating officer of the case told the court, that they were yet to receive various forensic reports and the records of the mobile service provider.
“The investigating officer has submitted that the report from the FSL, CFSL and the mobile service operators are yet to be submitted. The officer is directed to expedite (the probe) and file the said reports at the earliest. The officer is also directed to provide a copy of chargesheet and documents to all the four accused,” Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Bansal said.