Irregular RAW purchases: CBI files FIR against builders, SFF officers, beauracrats

This is after a probe into irregularities in supply of high altitude tents to the SFF was given to the CBI by the PMO.

By: Express News Service | New Delhi | Updated: October 22, 2014 1:39:09 pm
High-altitude tents at the centre of the controversy. High-altitude tents at the centre of the controversy.

CBI registers FIR against three directors of M/s Sai Baba Builders and Consultants, unknown officials of Cabinet Secretariat and Special Frontier Force (SFF) for repeatedly showing favours in the supply of pre-fabricated shelters for SFF at high altitude locations causing undue gain (2009-13) to the suppliers to the extent of Rs 22 crores approximately.

CBI on Wednesday conducted searches at three places (2 in Delhi and one in Kolkata) against three directors of M/s Sai Baba Builders (Shyam Sunder Bhatter , Mrs Manjari (wife of tainted ex-defence contractor S P Singh) and JPN Singh).

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This is after a probe into irregularities in supply of high altitude tents to the SFF was given to the CBI by the PMO following an internal probe by R&AW.

The story was first reported by The Indian Express last week.

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