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Renovation row: Paid for expensive decor at Arvind Kejriwal’s official residence, claims conman Sukesh Chandrashekhar in letter to Delhi L-G



Amid the ongoing row over BJP’s allegations of “irregularities” in the renovation of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s official residence, conman Sukesh Chandrashekhar has written a letter to Delhi Lieutanant Governor (L-G) VK Saxena claiming that he paid for expensive furniture and decor for the AAP supremo’s government bungalow as payment for favors.

Chandrashekhar, who is currently lodged in Delhi’s Tihar Jail as the prime accused in a Rs 200 crore extortion case, while urging the Delhi L-G to order a probe into the renovation works at Kejriwal’s house, claimed in the letter that he paid for the high-end furniture and bedding for CM’s house which is currently under scrutiny.

The conman claimed that Arvind Kejriwal and AAP leader Satyendar Jain picked the furniture based on pictures he sent them on WhatsApp and video calls made to the two politicians.

Sukesh Chandrashekhar claimed that Kejriwal had paid a pretty penny for expensive house decor and also alleged that he himself paid for some premium decor items worth lakhs of rupees from top brands like Ralph Lauren and Visionaire, for the AAP leader’s home.

In his letter to the L-G, he further claimed: “Apart from these furniture he wanted silver crockery, which was given by a famous South Indian jeweller worth Rs 90 lakhs in exchange of a allotment, kickback in Karol Bagh project of the jeweller introduced by me. There were 15 thali plates and 20 silver glass, few idols and multiple bowls, spoons in all pure silver, delivered to the official residence.”

Renovation row

The BJP has alleged that Arvind Kejriwal had spent Rs 45 crore from the public exchequer on the “beautification” of his official residence.

Last week, Delhi Lieutenant Governor (L-G) Vinai Kumar Saxena ought a detailed report from the Chief Secretary after taking cognizance of the claims of irregularities by the BJP.

As per reports, L-G Saxena has asked the AAP government in Delhi to submit all records pertaining to the renovation work at CM Kejriwal’s 6, Flagstaff Road residence and directed the Chief Secretary to examine the said records and submit a report within 15 days.

Earlier, an India Today report citing documents obtained from sources claimed that the said papers mentioned that a total of Rs 44.78 crores against a sanctioned amount of Rs 43.70 crores was spent on “addition/alternation” of Arvind Kejriwal’s government accommodation on 6, Flagstaff Road in Civil Lines.

It said the said amount was spent in six trenches between September 9, 2020 to June, 2022.

Citing the documents, the report claimed that the expenditure included Rs 11.30 crores on interior decoration, Rs 6.02 crores on stone and marble flooring, Rs one crore on interior consultancy, Rs 2.58 crores on electrical fittings and appliances, Rs 2.85 crores on fire fighting system, Rs 1.41 crores on wardrobe and accessories fitting, and Rs 1.1 crore on kitchen appliances.

The documents further revealed that Rs 8.11 crores out of the sanctioned Rs 9.99 crores was spent on the Chief Minister’s camp office at his official residence.

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Delhi’s first woman auto driver attacked during road rage in Mehrauli

The first female auto driver from Delhi was attacked with stones and bricks by another auto-rickshaw driver in the Mehrauli area.



The first female auto driver from Delhi was attacked with stones and bricks by another auto-rickshaw driver in the Mehrauli area. The incident took place on September 24.

The victim Sunita Chaudhary, a resident of Malviya Nagar was chased and attacked. She suffered injuries on her face and leg in the shocking incident.

Sunita Chaudhary filed a complaint with the police, as per the complaint the conflict erupted when her auto had a minor collision with another driver’s auto. After a minor crash, the argument escalated with another auto driver and the assailant attacked her with stones.  

Sunita tried to contact PCR at least 50 times but there was no response. She also contacted the police but nobody came for help, as per the reports.

When she picked up a passenger from Munirka to the Mehrauli bus stand, Chaudhary said that another auto-rickshaw carrying its own passenger scraped her vehicle. The incident happened in a crowded lane and resulted in damage to the left side of Chaudhary’s autorickshaw, she said.

After dropping off a passenger at the Mehrauli bus stand, she noticed another autorickshaw parked nearby. Being curious about the earlier rash driving by its driver, she approached him and asked for an explanation. Unfortunately, he became very angry and started hitting and kicking Chaudhary’s parked auto, causing even more damage. She has alleged this incident as an act of aggression.

While driving an auto, Chaudhary narrowly avoided being hit by a man driving an auto. Despite the presence of several bystanders, no one came to her aid as the man started throwing bricks and stones at her. Chaudhary has been working as an auto driver in the city for twenty years. The Mehrauli police station has registered a case against the man under sections 427, 341, 323, and 279 of the Indian Penal Code for causing damage, wrongful restraint, causing hurt, and reckless driving on a public road.

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Army officer beaten up, robbed in Delhi’s Malviya Nagar, 2 held

An Indian Army Officer was beaten up and robbed by three people in Delhi’s Malviya nagar, as per the police.



An Indian Army Officer was beaten up and robbed by three people in Delhi’s Malviya Nagar, as per the police.  

According to police, the 48-year-old Army colonel asked for a lighter from one of the accused following which the accused started using foul language.

According to the senior police officer, the complainant Vinit Mahto told police that he went to Malviya Nagar’s Triveni complex in a car along with his friends after attending a seminar on Tuesday.

On Wednesday, he lodged a complaint with the Malviya Nagar police station. Vinit Mahto is a resident of Chanakyapuri in South Delhi.

The Deputy Commissioner of Police Chandan Cowdhary said that the victim reached the Triveni complex around 11:30 pm where he asked a person for a lighter but the latter started abusing the complainant and caught him from behind.

The Police Officer said that the victim pushed him following which he fell on the ground.

Later, the accused was joined by two more persons and they thrashed the Army officer mercilessly. They even took Rs 10000 cash, credit card, voter ID, mobile phones, and other items from the Mahto’s car.

They thrashed the complainant so badly that he became dizzy, the police officer added.

A case under sections 394, 411, and 34 of the IPC was registered at the Malviya Nagar police station, according to the DCP.

In addition, Chowdhary said that the two individuals, Mithun also known as Deepak (22) from Chirag Dilli and Mukul (28) from Jagdamba Camp in Sheikh Sarai, were caught during the inquiry. Two cell phones were discovered in their possession.

According to the police, the third accused is missing and they are trying to apprehend him.

On Wednesday, casualties were reported from Jammu and Kashmir, where Himayun Bhat, a deputy superintendent with Jammu and Kashmir Police along with Colonel Manpreet Singh and Major Ashish Dhonack were killed in a gunfight with terrorists in Anantnag, a southern sector of Jehlum Valley in Kashmir.


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Delhi Police uses Shah Rukh Khan’s Jawan reference for road safety

Shah Rukh Khan could be seen riding a bike without a helmet in a video from the newly released film Jawan, which the police department intriguingly utilised in this post.



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Delhi Police is well-known for employing creative and innovative methods to raise awareness. To reach internet users, the police frequently use memes. This time the police department used a quote from Shah Rukh Khan’s Jawan and shared a special traffic caution on Twitter on Sunday.

The department shared the witty post with the caption, Bachcha, Bada Ya Jawan, Helmet Bacha Sakta Hai Jaan, which translates to, helmet can save a life, whether the wearer is children, old or young.

Shah Rukh Khan could be seen riding a bike without a helmet in a video from the newly released film Jawan, which the police department intriguingly utilised in this post.

Ever since the post has been shared it is going viral on the internet. The tweet has received over 9,600 views and many comments since it was posted. One user said, Delhi Police is also in full mood.

Another user appreciated the editor who created this post for Delhi Police, taking to X he said, Delhi police editing is of a different level, admin is a memer for sure. The third user found the video amazing and said wow.

Earlier, Nagpur police also used Jawan’s reference and posted an entertaining meme as part of a cybersecurity warning. The police authorities associated different Shah Rukh Khan cameos in Jawan with various password options.

Additionally, the Uttar Pradesh Police posted a meme asking two-wheeler drivers to always wear a helmet. The police agency posted a picture of SRK with a bandage over his head. Be it young or old, never forget a helmet before sitting on a two-wheeler, the caption urged.

Meanwhile, Jawan is doing great at the box office. After its release, the film is making every day a new record in terms of box office collection. Till now the film has crossed the Rs 300 crore mark globally.

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