CBI Raids On Manish Sisodia: Searches To Proceed, Say Sources

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Delhi liquor Coverage Row: The CBI has registered a First Data Report or FIR within the case

New Delhi:
Manish Sisodia, Delhi’s Deputy Chief Minister who additionally handles the Excise division, was raided by the CBI as we speak over the Centre’s allegations of corruption within the liquor coverage. The Aam Aadmi Get together authorities has denied the allegations.

Listed here are the highest 10 updates on Delhi liquor coverage row:

  1. The CBI carried out searches at Manish Sisodia’s dwelling in Delhi and 31 different places throughout seven states. The necessary sanction for registering a corruption case was given by Lieutenant Governor VK Saxena.

  2. Sources mentioned the company officers seized confidential official recordsdata regarding the new excise coverage from the house of a public servant. The situation of the seizure is but to be revealed. No money restoration has been made up to now. The searches are anticipated to proceed.

  3. In its FIR, the CBI claimed {that a} liquor dealer has paid Rs 1 crore to an organization managed by an affiliate of Mr Sisodia. He’s Quantity One within the checklist of 15 folks named within the FIR, filed on Wednesday.

  4. Lieutenant Governor Saxena had beneficial a CBI probe final month after a report from the Delhi Chief Secretary alleging irregularities in Delhi’s new liquor coverage. Below the coverage launched in November, liquor store licenses had been handed over to non-public gamers. The CBI has filed a First Data Report and is investigating the matter.

  5. Mr Sisodia mentioned the coverage was meant to sort out corruption in authorities liquor retailers. The Centre, he mentioned, was troubled by the “wonderful work executed by the Delhi authorities within the well being and training sector” and that’s the reason ministers of each departments had been focused. Well being minister Satyendar Jain has been in jail since Could.

  6. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal mentioned the CBI landed at Mr Sisodia’s doorstep “the day the Delhi training mannequin was praised” and Mr Sisodia’s image landed on the entrance web page of New York Instances. “There have been raids up to now too, however nothing got here out, and nothing will come out this time,” he mentioned.

  7. BJP minister Anurag Thakur mentioned the worry of a CBI probe had compelled Mr Kejriwal and Mr Sisodia to hyperlink the CBI raids to their work within the training sector. “The corruption in excise coverage has revealed the true face of Arvind Kejriwal and Manish Sisodia,” Mr Thakur mentioned.

  8. “The flip facet to relentless misuse of businesses in opposition to political rivals is that even professional, rightful actions of businesses come beneath a cloud of suspicion,” tweeted Congress spokesperson Pawan Khera.

  9. The Lieutenant Governor has accused the AAP authorities of bringing the Excise coverage “with the only real goal” of benefiting non-public liquor barons. “People on the highest echelons of the federal government main as much as Manish Sisodia” had been concerned, he had alleged.

  10. After a probe was began initially by the Delhi Police’s Financial Offences Wing, Mr Sisodia introduced a rollback of the coverage. To Centre’s allegation that AAP was making an attempt to introduce a liquor tradition in Delhi, he cited Gujarat, a dry state the place 43 folks died not too long ago after consuming spurious bootlegged liquor.

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