CBI investigation against Sisodia Aam Aadmi party top leaders deputy CM Manish Sisodia and his colleague health minister Satyendra Jain are once again surrounded with controversies after CBI initiated Probe against them.
CBI has started a separate probe against them seeking serious allegations of corruption against them. According to sources in CBI told that PE against Sisodia is in connection with alleged irregularities in the social media campaign “Talk to AK” for which Sisodia might soon face questioning.
Another case registered against health minister Daugther
CBI has registered another PE into an appointment Saumya Jain, Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain’s daughter, as the advisor to the Delhi’s government’s Mohalla clinic project.
Delhi former Lt Governor Najeeb Jang had already suggested a CBI investigation into the matter.
A probe conducted by CBI is another jolt for Jain as he has already swamped in controversy. Jain had been headlining when a case was registered against his Officer on Special Duty (OSD) in December last year. CBI had registered an FIR and started search in an alleged connection
CBI had lodged an FIR and initiated an investigation in connection with alleged irregularities in the appointment of Dr Nikunj Aggrarwal as OSD to Satyendra Jain.
Jain name was in everyone’s mouth when Income-Tax department started an investigation into alleged hawala transfer worth around Rs 17crore, and money laundering with the help of hawala operators. The I-T department had summoned the minister thrice.
CBI investigation against Sisodia: Four companies owned by Jain were occurring money laundering
According to officials of the agency said that during an investigation they found that the companies allegedly run by Jain had received Rs 16.39crore from 56shell companies belonging to Kolkata bases three hawala operators named- Abhishek Chokhani, Jivendra Mishra and Rajendra Bansal.
While scrutiny of the returns of the four companies by the agency, it had emerged out that all the four companies — Indo Metal Impex Pvt Limited, Akinchan Developers Pvt Limited, Mangalyaatan Projects Pvt Ltd and Paryas Infosolutions Pvt Ltd were owned by Jain and money laundering was occurring through these companies since 2010.
As the news came out, Chief Minister of Delhi Arvind Kejriwal wrote on twitter accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi that he is using CBI against the AAP. In a series of tweets, Kejriwal said that facing an allegation of corruption and looming defeats in various state elections, PM Modi had loose CBI on AAP. On the other hand, Sisodia shared the scathing attack of Kejriwal against PM Modi on twitter.