ET in its Tuesday edition had reported on the allegations against the three NIA officers, including a Superintendent of Police.ET Bureau|Aug 21, 2019, 08.42 AM ISTNEW DELHI: A day after three NIA officers were transferred over corruption charges in a terror-funding case, the Ministry of Home Affairs has sought a report from the agency, asking authorities to expedite inquiry against the officers.
ET in its Tuesday edition had reported on the allegations against the three NIA officers, including a Superintendent of Police.
In a statement, an NIA spokesperson said: “A complaint of misconduct was received by the NIA. An inquiry into the allegations is being conducted by a DIG rank officer. In the meantime, three concerned officials have been transferred out to ensure a fair probe.”
The three officers are alleged to have demanded Rs 2 crore from a Delhi-based businessman for “not naming him in a terror-funding case involving Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed”.
NIA had received a complaint about a month back regarding the SP and two junior officers following which the SP was transferred to Lucknow, while two of his juniors were repatriated.
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