CBI questions Tejinder again

The CBI questioned Lt Gen Tejinder Singh for the second day in connection with Army Chief V K Singh's bribery allegations and the Tatra-BEML deal

Written by Express News Service | New Delhi | Published:May 4, 2012 3:26 am

The CBI on Thursday questioned Lt Gen (retired) Tejinder Singh for the second day in connection with Army Chief V K Singh’s bribery allegations and the Tatra-BEML deal.

The agency asked Tejinder about the allegations and sought clarifications about ventures he undertook after retirement.

The agency also confronted Tejinder with documents seized during raids and also asked him about the functioning of the Tatra vehicles.

The Army Chief in his complaint to CBI had alleged that Tejinder offered him a bribe of Rs 14 crore during a meeting in September 2010. Tejinder,during the first day of the questioning on Wednesday had denied the allegations.

He claimed that the meeting with the Army Chief was ‘cordial’ and described it as ‘personal’.

He also claimed that the Army Chief never asked him to ‘leave’ or ‘get out’ from his room as was reported earlier.

The Army Chief in his complaint to the CBI had alleged that he had asked Tejinder to leave his office after the alleged bribe offer was made.

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