Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia appeared on Friday Anti-Corruption Branch to support in its inquiry. He was questioned by ACB in connection with its probe an alleged recruitment scam in Delhi Commission for Women. Sisodia was summoned by the ACB on October 7 to inform him about the questioning.
Some people are not able to digest our government’s work: Sisodia
The Deputy Chief Minister arrived around 11am the ACB office and the questioning continued for two hours, said a senior ACB officer. Before entering the ACB office, he told to media that “some people are not able to digest the work being done by our government”. In the documents that were investigated by the ACB, It was found that there was a letter from the office of “Deputy CM” that had authorized DCW as a body with financial autonomy. According to the rules, only the LG can grant financial autonomy to a body. We will be questioning him on this phase.
Maliwal accused ACB of not registering the case against former CM
On the other hand, ACB has been probing the matter for the last few months and as per on the inquiring of Maliwal’s staff, ACB found that due procedure was not implemented in appointments and FIR under the related section of prevention of Corruption Act and sections 409 and 120B of the IPC were registered against her.
Meanwhile, DCW chief Swati Maliwal said that ACB summons to Sisodia showed sign of Political revenge. She also tweeted that Sisodia has no role in DCW appointments.
Maliwal accused ACB of not taking action on her complaint against former Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit. She is accused in the alleged illegal recruitments case has been twice questioned by the ACB earlier.