CBI filed charge sheet in Delhi liquor scam: 7 accused in 10,000 pages, Deputy CM Manish Sisodia not named

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The CBI has filed a 10,000-page charge sheet on Friday against 7 accused in the Delhi liquor policy scam. Delhi’s Deputy CM Sisodia’s name is not there in this. CBI has filed this charge sheet in Delhi’s Rouse Avenue Court. The next hearing in the matter will be held on November 30.

Here, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has attacked the BJP for not mentioning Sisodia’s name in the charge sheet. The party said that the CBI charge sheet states that all the allegations against Deputy CM Manish Sisodia were fake and fabricated. BJP should apologize to the country for this.

These people are included in 7 accused
The CBI chargesheet includes two arrested businessmen, a news channel chief, a liquor baron from Hyderabad, a liquor distributor from Delhi and two officials of the Excise Department. Those named in the charge sheet are Vijay Nair, Abhishek Boinapalli, Arun Pillai, Sameer Mahendru, Gautam Mutha, Kuldeep Singh and Narendra Singh.

He said that Kuldeep Singh was the then Deputy Commissioner (Excise) and Narendra Singh was the then Assistant Commissioner (Excise). ED and CBI had alleged on all of them that irregularities were done while revising the excise policy and license holders were benefitted.

AAP leader said – No name of accused number-1 in the charge sheet
AAP leader Saurabh Bhardwaj said- From May-June, BJP leaders had started saying that there was so-called disturbance in excise. In this Manish Sisodia will have to go to jail. 6 months have passed, ED-CBI has formed a team of 500 officers. CBI has filed a charge sheet after raiding his house, interrogating him, raiding 600 places. Among those against whom charges are being framed, the name of accused no.1 does not figure at all.

ED took action 15 days ago
15 days ago ED arrested two people in Delhi liquor scam case. The arrested accused include the names of Aurobindo Pharma Chief Sharad Reddy and Vinay Babu. Both of them are businessmen of Hyderabad’s top pharma company.

Earlier, on August 17, the CBI had registered a case against 3 people in the case. These include the names of Amit Arora, Dinesh Arora and Arjun Pandey, directors of Buddy Retail Private Limited Gurugram. All of them are said to be close to Sisodia.

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