FCI scam: CBI raids more than 50 locations including Delhi, Punjab, Haryana, 60 lakhs recovered
In the Food Corporation of India (FCI) scam case, the CBI is conducting raids at 50 locations in Delhi, Punjab, Haryana and other states. At the same time, CBI has arrested the DGM of the Food Corporation of India, Rajeev Mishra.
CBI is conducting raids at 50 locations in Delhi, Punjab, Haryana and other states to bust the nexus between the Food Corporation of India and food grains distributors. Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) official said that Food Corporation of India (FCI) DGM Rajeev Mishra has been arrested. Simultaneously, raids are on at more than 50 places in connection with the unholy nexus of grain traders, millers and foodgrain distributors, who were involved in the supply of substandard foodgrains.
CBI has so far recovered Rs 60 lakh in this raid. Along with this, there is news of the recovery of many important documents related to this scam. According to the news agency, the CBI has so far registered a case against about 74 people in connection with the Food Corporation of India scam.
According to media reports, the CBI has arrested the DGM of the Food Corporation of India while taking a bribe of Rs 50,000, after which the CBI started a search operation. The role of technical assistants to executive directors in this scam is under the scanner of the CBI.
According to media reports, CBI received several complaints related to the FCI scam, after which the investigating agency was collecting intelligence for the last 6 months. CBI is hopeful that more cash, gold and silver and many important documents can be recovered during the raid.