Govt denies report on letter leakage issue

Government on Sunday night denied a report that a senior officer in the Cabinet Secretariat was responsible for the leakage of Army Chief`s confidential letter.

Last Updated: May 14, 2012, 00:01 AM IST

New Delhi: Government on Sunday night denied a report that a senior officer in the Cabinet Secretariat was responsible for the leakage of Army Chief Gen VK Singh`s confidential letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on shortage of equipment and ammunition.

"The government denies that there is any truth in the PTI report on the alleged leak of Gen V K Singh`s letter to the Prime Minister. The story is completely baseless," an official statement said here.

PTI