CBI feud: CVC records Alok Verma’s statement

The Central Vigilance Price (CVC) on Friday examined the ousted Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) chief Alok Kumar Verma, as phase of the inquiry into costs and counter costs between him and his deputy Rakesh Asthana.Mr. Verma purchased his observation recorded earlier than the Price, which is conducting the inquiry below the supervision of retired Justice A.K. Patnaik, as directed by the Supreme Court.It is learnt that Mr. Asthana could presumably seem earlier than the CVC later in the day.Mr. Verma, who had moreover deposed earlier than the vigilance authority on Thursday, has denied the full costs made against him by Mr. Asthana via a complaint lodged on August 24 .The Price had earlier examined Hyderabad-based mostly businessman Sathish Sana, on whose complaint the agency registered a case of alleged extortion and corruption final month against Mr. Asthana and others.In its teach dated October 23, recommending that Mr. Verma be divested of his powers, the Price had charged him with not cooperating in the inquiry against him as several files had not been furnished no topic reminders. Mr. Asthana was moreover stripped of his powers pending inquiry.After finishing the inquiry, the CVC has to submit its file to the Supreme Court. The next date of hearing has been mounted for November 12.