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Himachal CM is evasive, says CBI

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  11 Jun 2016 12:00 AM GMT

New Delhi, June 10: Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh was “evasive” during his second round of questioning at the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) headquarters in a disproportiote assets case, CBI officials said on Friday. The CBI investigators questioned the 81-year-old senior Congress leader for over seven hours after his arrival at the CBI office around 10.50 a.m.

“He is continuously evasive about his illegal wealth and not cooperating in the investigation,” said CBI officials. The officials said Virbhadra Singh’s family members and those med in the FIR will soon be summoned in the case involving acquiring wealth disproportiote to Singh’s known sources of income. Singh, who arrived in Delhi on Wednesday, was questioned on Thursday also and confronted with various “evidence” of over Rs 6.03 crore worth of uccounted assets.

A case was registered on September 23,2015 under the Prevention of Corruption Act against the Chief Minister, his wife Pratibha Singh, Life Insurance Corporation agent And Chauhan and associate Chunni Lal. (IANS)

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