Probe against Kiran Bedi on, say police

Probe against former IPS officer Kiran Bedi for allegedly misappropriating funds meant for her NGOs was in progress said Delhi Police in a court.

Last Updated: Jan 07, 2012, 20:20 PM IST

New Delhi: Probe against former IPS officer
Kiran Bedi for allegedly misappropriating funds meant for her
NGOs and inflated air tickets was in progress and efforts are
on to finalise the investigation at the earliest, the Delhi
Police has told a court in New Delhi.

In a status report police said the investigation has
revealed that Microsoft had provided Rs 48 lakh to Bedi`s
NGO, India Vision Foundation (IVF), besides 62 laptops and two
desktop computers for promoting computer education.

It stated Vedanta Foundation informed the police that IVF
was assigned by it to impart computer education among police
authorities and 70 per cent of its expenses were to be born by
Vedanta as donation.

The probe was carried by Delhi Police`s Crime Branch on
the FIR lodged against Bedi on directions of the court on
November 26, last year.

"The investigation is in progress and efforts are
being made to finalise the investigation at the earliest," the
police said in its status report submitted before Additional
Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Amit Bansal.

The report stated that several documents have been
received in response to summons to produce document issued to
both Microsoft and Vedanta Foundation several documents.

The police stated that summons were issued to Fly Well
Travels for production of documents and details of air tickets
purchased by Bedi, but its has sought more time to provide the
details.

PTI