ACB files an FIR water tanker scam


Delhi Anti Corruption Branch has lodged an FIR in water tanker scam.

ACB chief, MK Meena, told ANI, “Under sections of Prevention of Corruption Act and IPC the case has been registered. FIR is against both the previous Delhi Govt and present government, rest let’s see what comes up during the investigation.”

The ACB said that both Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and Sheila Dikshit can be questioned.

Delhi Lt Governor Najeeb Jung on Thursday had forwarded the report of a fact-finding panel on the alleged 400-crore water tanker scam linking former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit to ACB for further investigation.

The Water Minister in Arvind Kejriwal government, Kapil Mishra, had written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Jung recommending either CBI or ACB probe against Dikshit in connection with the alleged scam.

Jung, also forwarded to ACB a complaint filed with him by the Delhi BJP leader Vijendra Gupta accusing Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal of allegedly suppressing the committee’s report into the tanker scam for 11 months.

“LG has forwarded the committee’s report to the ACB for appropriate action in the matter. He has also forwarded Gupta’s complaint that the Delhi Chief Minister suppressed the report of the fact-finding committee for 11 months,” PTI quoted government sources.


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