CBI raids J&K ex-governor Satya Chum Malik’s premises in hydel task instance

Former J&K Governor Satya Pal Malik. (File Photo)

The Central Bureau of Examination (CBI) is performing searches at over 30 locations consisting of properties linked to previous Jammu and Kashmir guv Satya Pal Malik about its probe into claimed corruption in the awarding of a contract for a hydel project in the Union area.

The instance relates to declared corruption in granting civil jobs of the Kiru Hydro Electric Power Project (HEP) worth 2,200 crore, officials stated.

Satya Pal Malik, who functioned as the guv of Jammu and Kashmir in between August 23, 2018, and October 30, 2019, had actually claimed he was supplied a 300-crore kickback for clearing two documents, including the one related to the 624-megawatt Kiru task, a run-of-river scheme over the Chenab river in Kishtwar district.

The federal agency had conducted searches at around 8 areas in Delhi and Jammu and Kashmir last month in the continuous probe. The CBI had recuperated digital gadgets, computers, residential property documents and incriminating records along with cash money of over 21 lakh.

A speaker for the CBI had actually said that the situation was signed up based on a recommendation obtained from the J&K federal government versus the after that chairman, MD, and supervisors of CVPPPL, a private business and unidentified others.

It was declared that in the honor of civil works associating with the Kiru hydroelectric task, guidelines concerning e-tendering were not followed.

“Though a decision was taken in 47th Board meeting of CVPPPL (Chenab Valley Power Projects (P) Ltd) for re-tender through e-tendering with reverse auction after termination of continuous tendering process, very same was not executed (according to decision absorbed 48th board conference) and tender was lastly granted to Patel Engineering Ltd,” the FIR has actually alleged.

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