Viral Shah was booked under IPC sections 120 (B) (Punishment of criminal conspiracy), 417 (Punishment for cheating) and 420 (Cheating and dishonestly inducing delivery of property) and Section 13 (b), read with 13 (1) (d), of the Prevention of Corruption Act.
The searches were carried out at multiple locations in a number of cities, including the Delhi-NCR, Chandigarh and Kolkata at office and residential premises of the company, its directors and promoters and their associates.
The internal vigilance report of the BIS, which has made parts of the RC with the CBI, says it needs to be probed whether an “insider” played a role in generating a false complaint against the Pune-based company.
The CBI had in March 2018 informed the Delhi High Court that its efforts to locate 77-year-old Dixit, who had allegedly confined several women at his ashram, Adhyatmik Ishwariya Vishwa Vidyalaya, in Rohini, have not yielded results so far.
The affidavit, filed through special public prosecutor Rajdipa Behura, was in reply to a public interest litigation (PIL) by Sarthak Chaturvedi, an advocate, who has sought a probe by a special investigation team into alleged phone tapping of NSA Doval.
The affidavit said that on January 19, 2018, a CD was provided by the state police, purportedly containing CDRs of four of these numbers, but “when the said CD was run on computer by CBI, the same was found blank”.
A petition filed by advocate Vishwanath Chaturvedi sought an investigation against Mulayam Singh Yadav, Akhilesh Yadav, Mulayam's other son Prateek, and his daughter-in-law Dimple. Supreme Court, in 2007, asked the CBI to conduct a preliminary enquiry.
The CBI had approached the Gujarat government for sanction on directions of the special court last October. It had sought sanction for prosecution under Section 197 of the Code of Criminal Procedure — under this section, prior sanction is required from a competent authority to prosecute a public servant.
“The brutal murder of innocent Sikhs during the 1984 riots falls under the category of crimes against humanity, on par with well-known genocides worldwide like the large-scale killing of Armenians by Kurds and Turks, the mass extermination of Jews by Nazis, the mass killing of Bangladeshi citizens by Pakistani Army sympathisers ..."
Months after the preliminary inquiry to probe the alleged irregularities in the Rs 3,250 crore ICICI Bank-Videocon loan case, CBI has filed an FIR in the matter against the Kochhars and Videocon group's Venugopal Dhoot.
CJI Ranjan Gogoi recused himself from hearing the petition challenging the appointment of M Nageshwar Rao as the interim chief of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), saying he is a part of the committee to choose the agency's new chief.
New Delhi, Feb 22 (ANI): Advocate H.S. Phoolka on Monday expressed displeasure over CBI's slow proceedings to bring the perpetrators of 1984 sikh riots to justice, saying that the investigation team had filed the closure report against Jagdish Tytler three times. Phoolka added that 31 years have passed and the CBI still needs time to investigate the matter. Phoolka said that CBI SP has been granted two more months and the next hearing has been scheduled to April27.