CBI interrogates Buta Singh's son in multi-crore corruption case

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New Delhi, Aug. 24 (ANI): Buta Singh's son Sarabjot Singh was summoned to CBI headquarters on Monday for further questioning in connection with a multi crore corruption case.

Sarobjot Singh was arrested by the agency on July 31 for allegedly demanding a bribe of three crore rupees from Nasik-based contractor Ramrao Patil.

A CBI team is also about to question the chairman of the All India Commission for Schedule Castes and Sarabjot's Singh father, Buta Singh.

Earlier report said Buta Singh is expected to be questioned within the next two days.

"We have to question Buta Singh by August 24. His statement will be recorded as a witness and not as an accused," CBI Joint Director (West Zone) Rishiraj Singh said on Thursday.

Though it was not immediately clear where Buta Singh's would be questioned, sources said it may take place in Delhi.

Earlier, Buta Singh had stated: "Latest attack (by CBI) is an attempt to kill my whole political life and my political future."

Patil had allegedly taken a loan of around 10 crore rupees from a cooperative society on behalf of over 100 persons from the Dalit community.

He allegedly pocketed the money following which a case was registered against him. (ANI)

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