Meet IPS Officer Dinesh MN, who again made headlines after recently catching an ADM red-handed while he was taking Rs.2 crores as bribe.
Though details about the ADM bribe case is yet to be disclosed (it is said many high profile names are involved in the case), many have started praising Dinesh.
Dinesh was arrested and then suspended from his post as Udaipur SP in 2007 in connection to Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case.
Dinesh, who belongs to Karnataka and is an IPS officer of the 1995 batch, has spent seven years behind bars in the the fake encounter case.
Though he was in jail for seven years, it is believed that his fear among criminals in the area is still strong.
Three days after his release in May last year, the Rajasthan government reinstated him.
In January this year, he was promoted by the state government to the post of Deputy Inspector General and thereafter Inspector General with effect from May 9, 2014.
For the past few weeks he has been handling the case involving corruption in the Department of Mines.
His intelligence network is believed to be very strong.
The strength of his network was displayed on the very first day of being allotted this case as he arrested mining businessman Sher Khan, CA Shyams Singhvi and Sanjay Sethi, along with their brokers and many officials within few hours of being handed this case.
Since becoming Rajasthan’s Anti Corruption Branch’s (ACB) IG, he now plays a key role in exposing corruptions that is taking place in Rajasthan.
He has already made many high profile arrests, including that of a Senior IAS officer Ashok Singhvi, who was arrested on September 17 at 3 am after being caught with illegal cash worth Rs.2.55 crores.