Rs 10 lakh for info on IPS officer

Rs 10 lakh for info on IPS officer

In a first of its own kind, CBI on Friday announced a cash reward of Rs 10 lakh to anyone leading to the arrest of a serving but absconding Additional Director General of Rajasthan Police A K Jain in a fake encounter killing case of 2006.

CBI said anyone giving information leading to the arrest of Jain, a 1978 batch IPS officer of Rajasthan cadre, will be rewarded with Rs 10 lakh.  

He has been declared a proclaimed offender. This is for the first time that a cash reward has been announced against such a senior IPS officer.

Besides Jain, CBI also announced a cash reward of Rs five lakh each against Inspector Rajesh Chowdhury and Zulfikar and Assistant Sub Inspector Arvind.

However, the police had claimed Dara was fleeing from its custody when he was shot.