Corruption case registered against top civil aviation officer

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.

PTI



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

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