Coal scam verdict: Besides the jail term, the court also imposed a fine of Rs one lakh on the three government officials convicted.
Coal Scam: The CBI court will pronounce the order on quantum of sentence on May 22.
The CBI has alleged that the INX Media’s FDI proposal was “deceitful and fallacious” but was approved by then Finance Minister P Chidambaram.
The case of missing JNU student Najeeb Ahmed was handed over to the Central Bureau of Investigation on Tuesday by the Delhi High Court.
“Have set process of investigation in motion. All people whose involvement comes forth, will be investigated,” added CBI.
P Chidambaram released a statement alleging that the central government was targeting Karti and him while also trying to silence his voice and prevent him from writing.
The CBI raids were conducted at residences of Chidambaram, his son Karti in connection with alleged misconduct in the grant of Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) approval for INX Media.
CBI raid at P Chidambaram’s residence: Raids are reportedly in connection with clearances given to INX Media.
CBI might also refer the probe to the Anti- Corruption Branch of the Delhi government.
Besides questioning Hooda on the various allegations against him, the agency also sought his explanation on certain incriminating documents related to the case.
The CBI has found the role of nine shell companies, including several defaulters, for allegedly diverting proceeds related to the National Spot Exchange Limited (NSEL) scam to other avenues.
The FIR also mentioned “unknown persons” and CBI officials claimed there were “many others who were a part of the conspiracy but were not shown in the footage’’.
The investigation agency also arrested IAS officer B L Agarwal and two others, who are facing corruption charges.
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“There is no question of placing the minutes of the meeting,” Rohatgi told the bench, which disposed of the plea.