The raid on Rajendra Kumar was for forming a company and passing contracts without tender in his previous tenure. In last two months CBI raided almost every other day in which prominent raids were.
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Rajendra Kumar is no vendetta but a simply aggressive CBI under the current aggressive stand against corrouption
Rajendra Kumar is an IIT- Delhi, alumnus like Kejriwal.
-Kumar was also secretary in Urban Development Department and handled various departments including Power and Transport.
-Kumar’s office was raided following complaints made to CBI that certain private companies were benefiting in all posts where he was deployed over the last 5 years.
-Senior bureaucrat Ashish Joshi had written to the Anti-Corruption Branch chief MK Meena against CM Arvind Kejriwal’s secretary Rajender Kumar accusing him of allegedly indulging in corruption.
-Ashish Joshi, former member-secretary of the Delhi Dialogue Commission, had asked the Lt Governor-appointed ACB Chief Meena to probe the role of Kumar when he was with departments of education, IT and Health of Delhi government.
-In his complaint to Meena, Joshi had alleged that Kumar, as director of Education (from May, 2002 to February, 2005) and later Secretary (IT), Secretary (Health) and Commissioner (VAT), had allegedly set up various companies to award work orders of departments without tenders which caused “financial loss” to the city’s government.
-Rajender Kumar formed a company viz Endeavors Systems Private Ltd along with some persons. In 2007, he became secretary (IT) in Govt of NCT of Delhi. During this period, he got this company empanelled with Public Sector Unit (PSU) viz ICSIL, ICSIL is an IT PSU and being a PSU can do work for departments without tenders, Joshi alleged in his complaint.