Days after several rounds of interrogation into the Election Commission bribery case, the Delhi crime branch has recovered a mobile phone owned by the middleman Sukesh Chandrashekhar from Chennai.
The crime branch sleuths have also recovered conversation between Sukesh and Dinakaran. The crime branch has also recovered five State Bank of India accounts belonging to Dinakaran from Chennai.
Police sources said that Dinakaran had carried out huge amount of transactions using these accounts.
According to sources, most of the bribe money was paid in cash through Hawala network. Chartered accountant working for TTV Dinakaran is likely to called for questioning by the crime branch sleuths.
Police also recovered cash amounting to around Rs 50 lakh from a friend of Sukesh, who was earlier arrested from the IGI airport. Sources said that Sukesh had spent some money on Hyatt Hotel and some other transactions.
While the crime branch sleuths have been interrogating the main accused, they have also launched a manhunt to track down the Chennai-based advocate who introduced Sukesh to Dinakaran.
Police said that Sukesh was in touch with a senior EC officer, who is believed to a part of the conspiracy. Crime branch may question him after verifying his role.