New Delhi, Dec 16: The Principal Secretary of Delhi, Rajendra Kumar has arrived at the CBI office where he will be questioned. On Tuesday, the CBI had conducted raids at the Delhi secretariat following a complaint against Kumar in which allegations of corruption were made.
The CBI was acting on a complaint by another bureaucrat Ashish Joshi who had alleged that Kumar had helped some former bureaucrats while setting up a software firm.
The CBI claimed yesterday that during a search conducted at the residence of Kumar they had recovered cash of Rs 2.2 lakh and also foreign currency valued at around Rs 3 lakh. The CBI is currently questioning him.
Further Kumar has also been accused of criminal misconduct. The CBI officials say that they were trying to ascertain how this firm was favoured and whether Kumar had used his official position to do the same.
CBI officials further informed that the allegations of a witch hunt is baseless.
This was a case under investigation and the probe needed to be furthered, the official also said. We are trying to ascertain if the software firm managed to get contacts by using the influence that Kumar had since he was in an official position, the CBI officer also informed.