CBI has no faith in it’s Special Director, Can people have faith in CBI: Kapil Sibal

Kapil Sibal

New Dlehi, Oct 22: Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Monday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the alleged involvement of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Special Director in a bribery case.

“Can people have faith in CBI when CBI has no faith in it’s Special Director accused of corruption by the CBI itself ?”, he tweeted.

The Congress leader further said that CBI functions under Department of Personnel and Training (DOPT) of which the minister in charge is PM .

Questioning, the Prime Minister’s silence over the coruption case, he took a jibe saying “Kiska saath aur kiska vikas”.

An FIR has been lodged against Asthana, number 2 in the CBI for allegedly seeking and taking a bribe from a businessman related to controversial meat exporter Moin Qureshi.

The officer was heading the Special Investigation Team (SIT) that was probing Qureshi’s case.

Apart from Asthana, the probe agency has also registered a case against others, including a Deputy Superintendent of Police in its SIT, under sections pertaining to Prevention of Corruption Act.


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