CWG scam: CBI raids five Organising Committee officials

February 18th, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI  

New Delhi, Feb 18 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday conducted raids at the premises of five Commonwealth Games Organising Committee officials.

Raids were conducted at the premises of AK Saxena, Nikesh Jain, RP Gupta, KUK Reddy and Sujith Lal. An FIR was also filed against these officials in the CWG overlays scam.

Overlays works included supply of tents, marquees, pre-fabricated units, portable toilets, containers, security fences, furniture, public display LED boards, floor finishes, material handling equipment, gensets, cabling, UPS, air-conditioners, lighting, civil construction, athletic exercise equipment and grandstands

Suresh Kalmadi’s Personal Assistant Shekhar Deorukhkar was earlier arrested for his role in the scam.

Earlier, the CBI had also arrested the head of event management companies Meroform India and GL Events Beenu Nanu, senior CWG officials TS Darbari, Sanjay Mohindroo and M Jayachandran in connection to the CWG scam. Out of the four, Darbari, Mohindroo and Jayachandran, have already been granted bail.

The overlays contracts are also under the scanner of the Income Tax Department and the Enforcement Directorate (ED). (ANI)

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