According to sources involved in the process, the unusually long delay could be an indication that the government feels the MDMA has completed its term.
Maran arrived at the CBI headquarters around 11 am, and was examined by officers of the CBI’s Special Task Force (STF) till late evening
CBI has alleged nearly 323 residential lines were allegedly in the name of the BSNL General Manager connecting the Boat House residence of Maran with the office of Sun TV through a dedicated underground cable.
They have been charged with criminal conspiracy, cheating and forgery, and sections of the Prevention of Corruption Act have also been applied in the case.
CBI had claimed Tytler was not present at the gurudwara during the riots and was rather at Teen Murti House.
Ministry also seizes a bank account associated with the firm.
On April 23, a 29-year-old model approached Mumbai Police Commissioner alleging that she was raped.
Her appointment last year had triggered a controversy with the CBI locking horns with CVC and MHA over the choice.
CBI sources said that raids were being conducted at four places in Delhi, three in Mumbai, and one each at Gandhinagar and Kolkata, including at Vaghela’s residence.
According to CBI, Al Zarafa Travels, owned by one Uthup Varghese of Kottayam, was awarded a contract to recruit 1,200 nurses for the Kuwait Health Ministry.
CBI had opposed bail applications, saying that the “two are the ones who pulled the trigger” and that they should not be released as they might tamper with the evidence.
The MDMA whose term lapsed on May 31, was tasked with probing the assassination of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.
In a letter to the CBI, Bharati Tamang has demanded that the arrest warrants be made effective “immediately” or else she would start a hunger strike.
According to the Gujarat police, Sadiq was shot in the Naroda area of Ahmedabad on January 13, 2003, by a Crime Branch team from Ahmedabad.
The two policemen have been cited as witnesses in the cases by the CBI.