CWG scam: CBI raids premises of DDA, CPWD officials

April 5th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI  

Manmohan Singh New Delhi, Apr 5 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday raided 20 premises of officers of Delhi Development Authority (DDA) and Central Public Works Department (CPWD) and a private firm in connection with the Commonwealth Games (CWG) scam.

CBI officers also searched the premises of private firm Jubilee Sports Private Limited in connection with alleged irregularities in laying the synthetic turf for the lawn bowl event.

The teams of agency officials, after registering a fresh case under Section 120-B for criminal conspiracy and under relevant provisions of the Prevention of Corruption Act, swooped down at the locations here and in the National Capital Region (NCR).

Those raided included superintendents and engineers associated with Dhyanchand Stadium and Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium. The V.K. Shunglu Committee, constituted by Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh to probe the CWG mess, in its report had brought various government agencies under the scanner for inflated prices and rigged tender process for the CWG.The CBI has so far filed nine cases in connection with the alleged irregularities in the conduct of 2010 Games. (ANI)

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