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ACB begins probe into Delhi govt's app-based premium bus service

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  2 Jun 2016 12:00 AM GMT

New Delhi, June 1: The Delhi Anti Corruption Branch on Wednesday initiated a probe into the state government’s app-based premium bus service following allegations it did not have Lt. Governor jeeb Jung’s approval and favoured a particular aggregator. According to the ACB, the probe was initiated after a complaint was filed by Bharatiya Jata Party (BJP) MLA Vijender Gupta. “We have initiated an enquiry into the matter after we received a complaint alleging issuance of illegal LG notification,” ACB chief M.K. Mee told IANS.

The complaint was filed with the ACB by the BJP leader on Tuesday. “In his complaint he alleged that the government is favouring only one aggregator and no norms have been followed, and even the bus routes and the number of buses have not been decided,” Mee added. The Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government had earlier announced a premium bus service in the tiol capital from June 1 in a bid to encourage people to shift from cars to public transport. (IANS)

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