Singh was suspended from his post by the state home department on Monday night, week after 15 properties related to GP Singh, who is the Additional Director General of Chhattisgarh police, was raided by the state anti-corruption bureau,
Singh was suspended for acts ‘unbecoming of a member of the Indian Administrative Service’, in an order put out by the Chhattisgarh state home department. Singh, who is an IPS officer of the the1994 batch, had been administering as the head of the police training academy at Chandkhuri.
A team of ACB officers had raided Singh’s house and other properties for three straight days last week.
According to senior officers, police found records of Benami transactions and blackmail along with disproportionate assets in GP Singh’s custody. Police also found diaries and pen drives carrying information and codes which are being examined. The officials said that an FIR for disproportionate assets has been registered and a separate inquiry by the income tax department is also being carried out.