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CBI feud | Live Updates: Nageshwar Rao takes over as director

After the drama days, the Central Bureau of Investigative Director Alok Verma has been replaced by current joint director Nageshwar…

After the drama days, the Central Bureau of Investigative Director Alok Verma has been replaced by current joint director Nageshwar Rao. Mr Rao has been shared by the agency, while Mr. Verma and expert director Rakesh Asthana, who had been in the storm’s eye after bribery charges, have been asked to leave.

Government Order, dated October 23, issued according to committees committee committees, says Rao to ensure that the CBI Director is in charge of assignments and functions as an “interim measure” with immediate effect.

Here are the updates:

12.30.

Extraordinary Situation: Arun Jaitley

Union Minister of Finance Arun Jaitley considers this an extraordinary situation. He says he will not go into the accusation’s properties that Mr.. Verma and Mr. Asthana had leveled each other. As this does not fall under the government’s domain, we will not apply for these fees.

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley talks at a press conference on developments in CBI
| Photo Credit: Sandeep Saxena

Mr.. Jaitley says that the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) has all the material of allegations the officers had leveled against each other. So, in order to maintain CBI’s institutional integrity, the CVC has recommended that they stay out of office until the probe is ready.

& # 39; & # 39; We will not predict who is owed, & # 39; & # 39; he says. If the officers are innocent, they will come back and a special investigation team will seek the charges against them.

12.10

Sensitive investigation at stake, says Verma to SC

At oral notice before a Supreme Court Bench headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi, Mr. Verma says he came to know his his removal as CBI Director only at 6.00.

He said sudden and unexpected twist of events will arouse the investigation underway in several sensitive cases.

11.40 a.m.

13 officials were transferred

As a result of the development, as many as 13 CBI officials have been transferred. This includes DIG Manoj Kumar Sinha, who monitored the probe against Asthana et al., And Case Investigation Officer Ajay Bassi, Additional SP SS Gurm.

List of Downloads:

1. A. K. Bassi DySP has been transferred from Delhi to Port Blair

2. Manoj Kumar Sinha, HoB / DIG has been transferred from Delhi to Nagpur

3. Tarun Gauba, Range DIG & HoB has been transferred from Chandigarh to Delhi

4. Jasbir Singh, DIG / HoB, SC-I hold extra costs for HoB, BS & FC

5. S.S. Gurm, Addl SP has been transferred to Jabalpur

6. K. R. Chaurasia, DIG / HoB

7. Ram Gopal, HoB

8. Satish Days, SP

9. Anish Prasad, DIG / SU-I

10. Arun Kumar Sharma, JD (P)

11. A. Sai Manohar, HoZ / JD

12. V. Murugesan, HoZ / AC-II (HQ)

13. Amit Kumar, DIG / HoB

11.10 a.m.

SC to hear Vermas’s statement on Friday

Mr.. Verma moves a petition to the supreme court and the court agrees to hear it on Friday. He moves the petition by proponents Pooja Dhar and Gopal Sankaranarayanan.

Begun prayers are:

(i) Crushing his “powerful” transfer because he has many sensitive cases under him.

(ii) To break the DoPT notification to remove him as CBI Director.

(iii) End the appointment of M. Nageshwar Rao as Head of CBI.

10.40

Attorney Prashant Bhushan claims that government orders are “illegal”. He tells Hindu that he will challenge it in the Supreme Court.

“As afraid and suspected, Governor CBI has been deprived of his accusation because he pursued corrupt Spl director Rakesh Asthana, who was foisted on CBI by PMO, although he was investigated by CBI himself in corruption cases. Totally illegal. Will be challenged , he wrote on Twitter.

10.20 am

At one level, what is happening in the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is a “peat war”, a struggle of ego between two individuals at the helm. But the uncertain development that involves The CBI Director and its Special Director reflect a much deeper disease – a great deal at the heart of the prime investigating agency. The CBI registered a first information report against its own Special Director is extraordinary. The most worrying aspect of the ongoing crisis with Director Alok Verma and expert director Rakesh Asthana is that only one of them will be proven right; however, it is the body that will be displayed in one bad light.

10.00

Office of Verma, Asthana sought

Mr. Verma and Mr. Asthana office searched for orders by interim CBI director Mr. Nageshwar Rao, a CBI official said on condition that anonymity.

9.30 am

CBI’s chief Alok Verma is sent to service, M. Nageshwar Rao takes interim action

In a dramatic turnaround to the ongoing infighting between the prime investigator’s highest brass, the Department of Personnel and Education issued a Order late Tuesday, Joint Director M. Nageshwar Rao asks to charge the fee as interim CBI Director.

Confirming the order, a senior government official said both the CBI Director Alok Kumar Verma and his other commander Rakesh Asthana have been told to go on vacation.

9.00

CBI names its number 2 Rakesh Asthana in Mutorfall

The Central Investigation Bureau has appointed its second officer Rakesh Asthana accused of bribery together with another bailiff and two private individuals.

The accused in FIR (13A / 2018) is Asthana, deputy superintendent of police Devender Kumar, Dubai-based investment bank Manoj Prasad and his brother Somesh Prashad. More than € 3 crore in bribes was paid by the complainant to get relief in a case against meat exporter Moin Qureshi and others, the agency said.

CBI’s latest move is another indication of the escalating peat war between top brackets in the top office: CBI Director Alok Verma and Asthana.

Before this complaint was filed, Asthana filed a complaint against the CBI Director before the Central Monitoring Commission (CVC) and accused him of interfering with a corruption case with family members to RJD leader Lalu Prasad. Thereafter, the Office rejected Asthanas allegations against the director, saying that the Special Director himself was under threat in half a dozen cases and tried to scare officials who investigated his role. The CBI boss has learned to have written to CVC on October 18 and 19 about FIR registered against Asthana.

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