Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) arrests Deputy Chief Minister of Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (GNCTD), Delhi an ongoing investigation of a case related to alleged irregularities in framing & implementation of the excise policy of GNCTD
The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested Dy. Chief Minister of GNCTD, Delhi in an ongoing investigation of a case related to alleged irregularities in framing & implementation of the excise policy of GNCTD.
The instant case was registered against Deputy Chief Minister & In charge Excise Minister, GNCTD of Delhi and 14 others for investigation into the matter of alleged irregularities in framing & implementation of Excise Policy for the year 2021-22 and extending post tender benefits to private persons.
A chargesheet has been filed on 25.11.2022 against then CEO of a Mumbai based private company and 06 others. Further investigation is being carried out.
The Dy. CM was issued a notice u/s 41A Cr.P.C for attending the investigation on 19.02.2023. However, he sought time of one week citing his pre-occupation. Accepting his request, he was issued a notice u/s 41A Cr.P.C for attending the investigation today (on 26.02.2023) for answering various questions evaded by him during his examination on 17.10.2022 and further questions relating to his incriminating role based on evidence collected during investigation of the case. However, he gave evasive replies and did not co-operate the investigation despite being confronted with evidence to the contrary. Therefore, he has been arrested.
The arrested accused will be produced before the Designated Court, Delhi