CBI probes 'violations' in construction of Kejriwal's new home; AAP cries vendetta
PTC News Desk: The CBI has launched a preliminary investigation into alleged irregularities in the construction of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's official residence, including a violation of tender rules. An investigation has been launched against "unknown public servant(s) of the Government of Delhi.
If the investigation reveals sufficient details, the agency will file an RC, or "regular case."
The CBI has sought copies of documents, including records of PWD officers' approval of additions or alterations to the building, from the Delhi government's Public Works Department. The agency has also requested documents that pertain to building plan approval and the "request from the client for executing work of superior specification," which includes marble flooring, as well as payment details to the contractor. All of this must be submitted to the CBI by Tuesday at 10 a.m.
The Aam Aadmi Party, led by Kejriwal, has accused the BJP of "using all its strength to destroy..." it.
"So far BJP has filed over 50 cases against Kejriwalji... nothing came out in them and nothing will come out of this. No matter how much investigation the BJP does, Arvind Kejriwal will continue to fight for the interests of the common man. Kejriwal has sworn he will make India No 1 in the world and he is ready to pay any price for this," a defiant AAP said.
- With inputs from agencies