New Delhi: Faced with severe manpower
crunch, the CBI on Friday demanded from the Minister of State for
Home Affairs Jitendra Singh to provide some officials from
paramilitary forces to meet the requirement.
Singh, who visited the newly-built CBI headquarters
today, held a detailed interaction with Director A P Singh and
other senior officials of the agency.
During the interaction with the Minister, the officials
are understood to have raised issues which are affecting the
agency`s investigation work.
The Director also sought his intervention for upgrading
the Central Forensic Science Laboratory as number of sensitive
and complex crime cases are being handled by the agency, CBI
The officials said forensic evidence being very crucial
in solving these cases and making them legally sound, a strong
forensic laboratory was a necessary requirement.
The agency officials asked the Minister to see the
possibility of modernisation of the CBI under the police
modernisation funds allocated by the Centre, they said.
The Minister has assured the officials every possible
help from his side.