Corruption case registered against top civil aviation officer
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Last Updated: Wednesday, May 19, 2010, 18:38
Mumbai: CBI has registered a corruption case against Manoj Malviya, additional commissioner (Security) in Bureau of Civil Aviation for allegedly misusing his official position.

"Malviya, a 1986 batch IPS officer of the West Bengal cadre had entered into a conspiracy with officials from private firm GVK, Mumbai International Airport Ltd (MIAL) and Airport Authority of India (AAI)," CBI DIG (Western Region), Pravin Salunkhe said.

A case of conspiracy and corruption has been registered against Malviya and unidentified officials of GVK, MIAL and AAI, Salunkhe added.

CBI is conducting searches at the New Delhi office and residence of Malviya and also at the offices of MIAL and GVK in Mumbai in this connection.

According to CBI, Malviya had visited Mumbai on several occasions from May 2009 to February this year and had stayed at five star hotels, the bills of which were paid by either GVK, MIAL or AAI.

"In February this year, Malviya had stayed at the Grand Hyatt hotel where the bill of Rs 24,790 was paid from the credit card of one Virendra Singh Chandrawat, who is MIAL's Head of Security," Slaunkhe said.


First Published: Wednesday, May 19, 2010, 18:38

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