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CBI seeks NIA court’s nod to question suspended cop Sachin Waze
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CBI seeks NIA court’s nod to question suspended cop Sachin Waze

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday filed an application before the special NIA court seeking permission to question suspended Mumbai Police officer Sachin Waze in connection with the corruption allegations against former Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh as part of its preliminary inquiry. This comes a day after the CBI registered a preliminary inquiry in connection with the Bombay High Court order to probe allegations of corruption levelled against Deshmukh. The high court had directed the CBI to start a preliminary inquiry within 15 days into allegations. Waze, Assistant Police Inspector in the Crime Intelligence Unit (CIU) who was in charge of the Mansukh Hiran case, was in NIA custody till April 7, for his alleged role and involvement in placing the e...
Ishrat Jahan ‘fake’ encounter case: CBI court discharges last three accused
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Ishrat Jahan ‘fake’ encounter case: CBI court discharges last three accused

A special CBI court in Ahmedabad on Wednesday discharged three cops accused in the extrajudicial killing of Ishrat Jahan, Javed Shaikh alias Pranesh Pillai, and two others in June 2004. The three police officials — IPS officer GL Singhal, retired police officer Tarun Barot, and Anaju Chaudhari — filed the discharge applications on March 20. With the proceedings against the three dropped, the trial has practically come to an end, unless the CBI appeals against the same. The CBI had not appealed against the discharge of four other officers earlier. This was cited as a ground for the discharge of the last three accused in the case. Special CBI judge VR Raval also noted that “prima facie, there was nothing on record to suggest” that Ishrat Jahan, and the four others who were killed, “wer...
CBI arrests four including CGST Superintendent, CAs in bribery case
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CBI arrests four including CGST Superintendent, CAs in bribery case

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested the Central Goods and Services Tax (CGST) Superintendent, Mumbai South and three others -- including chartered accountants -- in a bribery case. CBI informed that searches were conducted at six premises including residences and office of the said accused persons in Mumbai and Delhi on Friday which led to the recovery of approximately Rs 30 lakh in cash and various incriminating documents. The arrested accused have been remanded to police custody till March 28, the investigating agency further said. (ANI)
CBI books YSRCP MP based on compliant of Chennai SBI DGM
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CBI books YSRCP MP based on compliant of Chennai SBI DGM

he Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered a First Information Report (FIR) on Narasapuram MP Kanumuru Raghu Ramakrishna Raju, based on a complaint of Chennai SBI SAMB branch Deputy General Manager S Ravichandran. The DGP alleged that Ind-Barath Power Gencom Ltd and its directors have indulged in conspiracy and committed the acts of cheating, forgery including valuable securities, used forged documents as genuine, criminal misconduct, diverted and siphoned off the bank's funds and cheated the lending banks to the tune of Rs 237.84 crore. Raju and his family member Rama Devi are both directors in the company along with others including Indira Priyadarshini. All of the directors are mentioned as accused in the FIR registered by the investigating agency. Raju, who is Yuva...
CBI raids over 100 locations across India in bank fraud cases
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CBI raids over 100 locations across India in bank fraud cases

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Thursday conducted searches over 100 places in 11 States and Union Territories (UTs) in connection with more than 30 cases of bank-fraud">bank fraud amounting to over Rs 3,700 crore. As per a statement, the searches are part of a special drive to nab fraudusters after complaints were received from different nationalised banks across the country. The complainants include Indian Overseas Bank, Union Bank of India, Bank of Baroda, Punjab National Bank, State Bank of India, IDBI, Canara Bank, Indian Bank, and Central Bank of India. Searches were conducted in various cities and towns including Kanpur, Delhi, Ghaziabad, Mathura, Noida, Gurugram, Chennai, Thiruvarur, Vellore, Tiruppur, Bangalore, Guntur, Hyderabad, Bellary, Vadodara, Kolkata, We...
Army doctor faces CBI probe for wrongdoings in jawans’ recruitment
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Army doctor faces CBI probe for wrongdoings in jawans’ recruitment

In yet another development in the ongoing army jawans recruitment case, an Army doctor will now face a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe for alleged involvement in wrongdoings while carrying out medical tests of soldiers while joining the force. "An Army doctor posted in Haryana is facing a probe for his role in carrying out mispractices/wrongdoings while carrying out medical tests of jawans before they join the force," government sources. Sources said the figures with the Army suggest that close to 42 percent of the jawans were recruited in the Army have not cleared their first medical test and were asked to undergo the review medical board which is conducted one month after the first test. The sources said that on many occasions, it has been observed that candidates are ...
Coal scam case: CBI conducts raids at multiple properties of busines
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Coal scam case: CBI conducts raids at multiple properties of busines

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has conducted raids at multiple properties of a businessman in Kolkata in connection with the coal scam case, said sources. Many bureaucrats and politicians allegedly received bribes through this businessman, said CBI sources. Earlier CBI quizzed Trinamool Congress MP Abhishek Banerjee's wife and sister-in-law in connection with an ongoing coal scam. Without naming, Abhishek had accused the Bharatiya Janata party (BJP)-led central government of exploitation of power.
CBI summons to TMC leader Abhishek Banerjee’s sister-in-law in coal
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CBI summons to TMC leader Abhishek Banerjee’s sister-in-law in coal

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has issued summons to Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Abhishek Banerjee's sister-in-law Maneka Gambhir, in connection with the coal scam case. Earlier, the CBI on Sunday had served a notice to Rujira Banerjee Naroola, the wife of TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee asking her to join the investigation related to the coal scam case. Without naming, the TMC leader has accused the Bharatiya Janata party-led central government of exploitation of power. "At 2 pm today, the CBI served a notice in the name of my wife. We have full faith in the law of the land. However, if they think they can use these ploys to intimidate us, they are mistaken. We are not the ones who would ever be cowed down," tweeted Abhishek Banerjee. Abhishek, the nephew of West Bengal C...
Vyapam scam: CBI court sentences doctor to 5 years in jail
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Vyapam scam: CBI court sentences doctor to 5 years in jail

A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court in Indore on Friday sentenced a doctor to five years of imprisonment and Rs 1,000 fine in a fraud case. Ranjan Sharma, Special Public Prosecutor, CBI told ANI, "Accused Manish Kumar was caught by the Flying Squad from Khandwa in 2004 while writing pre-medical entrance examination in place of Sant Kumar. A case of cheating was filed in Khandwa against Manish Kumar, Sant Kumar and Tarun Kumar. Later on, Sant Kumar and Tarun Kumar were acquitted by the court for lack of evidence. Manish went missing after being granted bail." According to CBI, the accused Manish Kumar became a doctor after giving a medical entrance test in Patna while on the run. The case was handed over to the CBI in 2018 after the Vyapam scam surfaced in Madhya Pradesh. T...
No proof of shelter-home murders: CBI
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No proof of shelter-home murders: CBI

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) informed the Supreme Court on Wednesday that 35 girls believed to have been murdered in the Muzaffarpur shelter home in Bihar have been found to be alive and that the agency has not been able to find any evidence regarding the alleged murders in the shelter home. This is the first time the number of girls allegedly murdered is being mentioned as 35 in court; in May last year, CBI told the court that 11 girls were allegedly murdered by main accused Brajesh Thakur and his associates, according to statements of the victims of sexual abuse at the shelter home. Attorney general KK Venugopal, representing CBI, told the court that all 35 girls have been traced and that the bones recovered from the premises of the shelter home belong to two adults an...