Raipur. ED’s special court has rejected the anticipatory bail plea of former Excise Department secretary Niranjan Das. The ED had earlier arrested AP Tripathi, Special Secretary, Excise Department, in the alleged excise scam and sent him to jail. In this case, IAS Niranjan Das, former secretary of the Excise Department, was also released after questioning.
In view of the possibility of his arrest, former IAS Niranjan Das had filed his anticipatory bail petition in the special court of ED. After hearing the petition 2 days ago, the special judge had reserved his decision. Today, ED’s special judge Ajay Singh Rajput has rejected the anticipatory bail plea of IAS Niranjan Das while giving his verdict.