In his application, Meena said that he was not required for investigation and no purpose will be served by keeping him in custody.
New Delhi: A Delhi Police inspector, arrested in a case of bribery for bagging choice postings, on Tuesday moved a city court seeking bail.
Special Judge Virender Kumar Goyal sought reply from the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) by September 11 on the bail plea moved by Banay Singh Meena.
The court also extended till September 19 the judicial custody of Meena and three others, including Intelligence Bureau's (IB) Assistant Director Kameshwar and two alleged middlemen, Rajan Kumar and Arun Tiwari.
In his application seeking relief, Meena told the court that he was not required for investigation and no purpose will be served by keeping him in custody any further.
The court had sent all the four accused to the judicial custody on August 19 after the agency said their further custodial interrogation was not required.
The case was registered on August 9 against them for alleged criminal conspiracy, illegal gratification and commission of offence of abetment by public servant.
"During course of investigation, the CBI had intercepted the accused persons and recovered the alleged gratification amount of Rs 10 lakh (approx) from the private persons," the agency had claimed, saying it had carried out searches at several premises of the accused in Delhi.
"During the search at the premises of Kumar here, (total) cash amounting to Rs 1.6 crore (approx), certain rubber stamps of various ministries/departments of Government of India and forged letterheads of various senior government officers and incriminating documents were recovered," it had said.