The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday carried out searches on the premises of the aide of ex-Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik within the insurance coverage ‘rip-off’ case, reported PTI citing officers. It added that the central company conducting searches at 9 areas in Jammu and Kashmir, Delhi in reference to the case. In keeping with PTI, the officers mentioned that CBI groups began a search operation early this morning on the residence of the previous aide of the ex-Governor and different areas.
The transfer comes inside a month of questioning Malik on April 28. As per PTI, Malik’s assertion was earlier recorded in October final yr after he concluded his duties as a Governor in Bihar, Jammu and Kashmir, Goa, and Meghalaya.
Notably, the central probe company registered two FIRs in reference to the corruption allegations levelled by Satyapal Malik within the awarding of contracts for a bunch medical insurance coverage scheme for presidency staff, and civil works price Rs 2,200 crore. This was associated to the Kiru hydroelectric energy challenge in Jammu and Kashmir.
PTI reported that Malik had claimed he was provided a Rs 300 crore bribe for clearing two recordsdata throughout his tenure because the Jammu and Kashmir governor between August 23, 2018 and October 30, 2019.