CBI’s Alok Verma Meets Corruption Watchdog Chief, Denies Charges

Alok Verma and Rakesh Asthana met KV Chowdary and Vigilance Commissioner Sharad KumarNew Delhi: CBI Director Alok Verma Thursday met Central Vigilance Commissioner Okay V Chowdary and is asserted to own refuted corruption charges levelled in opposition to him by his deputy and particular director within the probe company Rakesh Asthana, officials talked about.Mr Verma came to the CVC space of job around 1 pm and met Mr Chowdary and Vigilance Commissioner Sharad Kumar, they talked about, without citing any varied minute print.The Supreme Court had on October 26 requested the Central Vigilance Commission to total within two weeks its inquiry into allegations in opposition to Mr Verma levelled by Mr Asthana.Each of them had been sent on stride away by the authorities.Officials talked about MR Asthana also met Mr Chowdary and Mr Kumar, the officials talked about.The Commission had just just recently examined some CBI officials probing fundamental cases which figured in Asthana’s complaint of corruption in opposition to the probe company’s chief Mr Verma, they talked about.The officials talked about CBI personnel from the deplorable of inspector up to superintendent of police had been known as and their variations recorded sooner than a senior CVC legitimate.These officials, who had recorded their statements incorporated these that had handled the Moin Qureshi bribery case, the IRCTC rip-off, spirited passe railway minister Lalu Prasad Yadav, the cattle smuggling case wherein a senior BSF officer used to be caught with wands of cash in Kerala.The Supreme Court had directed that the CVC’s inquiry into the allegations in opposition to Mr Verma, who has challenged the authorities’s decision divesting him of his duties and sending him on stride away, would be performed beneath the supervision of retired top court deem Justice A Okay Patnaik and this used to be a “one-time exception”.The feud between Mr Verma and Mr Asthana escalated just just recently main to registration of an FIR in opposition to the latter and others in conjunction with Deputy Superintendent of Police Devender Kumar, who is within the CBI custody in an alleged bribery case.The CBI had on October 15 registered the FIR in opposition to Mr Asthana for allegedly receiving a bribe of Rs 2 crore from Hyderabad-basically based businessman Sana Sathish Babu which used to be given thru two middlemen Manoj Prasad and Somesh Prasad to sabotage the probe in opposition to meat exporter Moin Qureshi.On August 24, Mr Asthana, in his complaint to the Cupboard Secretary, had levelled allegations in opposition to Mr Verma that he got a bribe of Rs 2 crore from Mr Sana to back him gain some relief from questioning within the topic.