NEW DELHI: Sanjay Chandra and Ajay Chandra, former Unitech promoters accused of money laundering, were shifted from Tihar Central Jail to the premises of Arthur Road Jail and Taloja Central Jail in Mumbai respectively on Sunday morning.
Sandeep Goel, Director General of Tihar Prisons, said that Sanjay Chandra and Ajay Chandra both were taken under police escort to Mumbai by train on Saturday morning. “They reached Mumbai and were lodged in the respective jails there in the early hours of Sunday,” Goel said.
In the meantime, Delhi Police Commissioner Rakesh Asthana has initiated inquiry about the conduct of the Tihar Jail Superintendent and other staff for conniving with the Chandra brothers to flout the court orders and undermine its jurisdiction.
On Thursday, Supreme Court had ordered that former Unitech promoters –Sanjay Chandra and Ajay Chandra — be immediately shifted from the Tihar Jail here to separate jails in Mumbai.