In order to deal with corruption cases, the Delhi government has decided to create more posts in the Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB).
“In coming days, we will create more posts in the ACB. I will also appeal to the Lt Governer, who has always been supportive, to provide us with more officers,” Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Tuesday.
He was speaking at a press conference here in which he ordered filing of criminal cases against Union minister Veerappa Moily, former minister Murli Deora, Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani and others following complaints of irregularities in pricing of natural gas in KG basin.
He said that there will be more such cases in coming days and that he wanted police officers with strong investigation background from other states to work with the Delhi government.
“In coming days we will register more such cases for which we want to prepare a team of good investigating officers”, he said.
I feel good police officers who want to join the team can write to us. I will ask their (state) governments and try to bring them to Delhi,” Kejriwal said.
He said that he had also asked the Central government for officers from the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT).
“I had also asked officers from Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) since these (offences) are related to revenue and economic crime. They have not responded as of now. I hope they relieve the officers we have asked for,” he added.