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After filing PE against Sisodia, CBI visits Delhi secretariat

New Delhi: CBI today visited Delhi Secretariat to collect documents pertaining to inquiry against Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia in alleged irregularities in the ‘TalktoAK’ campaign.

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia

The agency sources said the team went only to collect documents regarding the program.

The agency has initiated a preliminary inquiry on the complainant of Delhi government vigilance department, the sources said.

The complaint alleged that a well known Public Relations (PR) company was hired by the Delhi government to promote the ‘TalktoAK’ (Talk to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal) event for which a proposal of Rs 1.5 crore was made.

The complaint alleged that despite objections from the Principal Secretary, the government went ahead with the proposal and the consultant spent the money thereby creating a libality for the government.

Official sources said the CBI has now registered a Preliminary Enquiry to probe these allegations and is looking into the role of Sisodia and others.

PTI

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