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CBI arrests suspended Noida Authority engineer Yadav Singh in graft case

He Was Arrested After A Detailed Questioning Regarding His Business Links, Beneficiaries Who Were Allegedly Involved In Bribery. Singh Was Grilled On Various Aspects Of The Case, Projects Handled By Him And Was Confronted With Related Documents, Sources Said.

PTI | Updated on: 04 Feb 2016, 02:53:47 PM

Lucknow:

Suspended Noida Authority engineer Yadav Singh was today arrested by CBI in connection with a corruption case.

He was arrested after a detailed questioning regarding his business links, beneficiaries who were allegedly involved in bribery. Singh was grilled on various aspects of the case, projects handled by him and was confronted with related documents, sources said.

Singh was evasive during examination and could not explain some new evidence presented before him by the agency, they said.

He is facing two separate CBI cases - amassing disproportionate assets and high-level corruption in awarding contracts.

CBI Press Information Officer R K Gaur said Singh was arrested in an ongoing investigation in a case of alleged corruption.

The sources said cases have been registered on the direction of Lucknow Bench of the Allahabad High Court to conduct an investigation into allegations of corruption and amassing of unaccounted money by the accused in regard to all transactions, persons and entities connected thereto.

They said the case relates to allegations of criminal conspiracy, cheating, forgery and provisions of Prevention of Corruption Act against Singh.

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First Published : 04 Feb 2016, 02:52:00 PM

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