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CBI chief meets CVC on 2G spectrum probe

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 7, 2012 - 18:52

New Delhi: CBI Director AP Singh on Tuesday met
Central Vigilance Commissioner Pradeep Kumar to discuss
further probe in the 2G spectrum allocation scam as instructed
by the Supreme Court in its recent order.

Singh apprised the CVC of the progress made so far in the
case and further line of investigations that could be taken in
largest scam in terms of amount involved, sources in the
agency said.

The CBI chief is understood to have given details of
various aspects of the case including pending Letters Rogatory
sent to various countries, they said.

The CVC had convened this meeting after the Supreme Court
ordered it to monitor the CBI probe in the spectrum allocation
scam and scrapped all the 122 telecom licenses issued by the
government in 2008.

Sources in the CVC had said the anti-corruption watchdog
was considering a fortnightly meeting with CBI officials to
monitor the investigation.

The apex court had on February 2 asked the CBI to file
status reports on its ongoing probe into the 2G spectrum
allocation case to the CVC.

The court`s decision came on a plea for setting up a
Special Investigation Team to look into the 2G case. The bench
has asked CBI to submit status reports on further
investigation into the matter to the CVC, which will assist
the court.


First Published: Tuesday, February 7, 2012 - 18:52

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