MHA hands over docu on CWG purchases to auditors

As part of the ongoing probe, the Home Ministry today handed over all documents related to the Rs 375-crore expenditure incurred by it for the Commonwealth Games to the Director General of Audit for a through scrutiny.

New Delhi: As part of the ongoing probe,
the Home Ministry today handed over all documents related to
the Rs 375-crore expenditure incurred by it for the
Commonwealth Games to the Director General of Audit for a
through scrutiny.

The documents have been given to a team of auditors
and they will start examining the papers beginning tomorrow.

Sources said the expenditure was incurred for
procuring CCTV cameras, flap barriers, metal detectors, police
vehicle, arms and ammunition, which were specially purchased
for the foolproof security of games village and venues.

Home Ministry officials involved in the whole process
will be readily available if required for any clarification.

However, sources said, so far there was no complaint
on the expenditure incurred by the Home Ministry.

The multi-agency probe is on in alleged irregularities
in the conduct of the just-concluded Commonwealth Games.

PTI

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