cbi: Arvind Kejriwal govt on CBI radar over bus purchase now

In what would possibly spell additional hassle for the Arvind Kejriwal govt, CBI is investigating the acquisition of one,000 air-conditioned low-floor buses via the Delhi govt in 2020.

Other people within the know stated {that a} initial enquiry (PE) was once introduced via the company on January 27 this yr.

“The investigation is on. Needful data collected all through the initial enquiry is being tested,” a supply stated at the situation of anonymity.

A PE ascertains whether or not a cognisable offense is made out. As in line with to be had data, the company is but to sign up an FIR within the case.

The PE was once lodged on the behest of the Union house ministry which in August ultimate yr advisable a CBI probe.

Further secretary of the ministry, Govind Mohan, had knowledgeable the then Delhi leader secretary Vijay Kumar Dev concerning the advice of a CBI probe thru a letter on August 16, 2021.

Alleging corruption in the once a year repairs contract of the buses proposed to be bought, BJP and Congress had demanded a CBI probe within the case. The AAP govt has persistently denied accusations of corruption.

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