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CBI raids Arvind Kejriwal’s office

New turn of events unfolds in the clash between Delhi CM and Union Government as CBI Raids Arvind Kejriwal’s office:

CBI raids Arvind Kejriwal Office: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal claimed that his office was raided by the Central Bureau of Investigations (CBI) on Tuesday December 15, 2015, on the orders of PM Narendra Modi.

However, the central government rejected Kejriwal’s allegations, and said it had no role to play in the police investigation.

“We have registered a case against Rajendra Kumar, Secretary to CM Delhi on the allegation of abusing his official position by favouring a particular firm in the last few years in getting tenders from Delhi government departments. After taking warrants, searches are being conducted in the office and residence of Rajender Kumar.” Central Bureau of Investigations

Finance minister Arun Jaitley also denied kejriwal’s claims while addressing the Rajya Sabha.

“The CBI raid has nothing to do with Arvind Kejriwal and his office. The raid is in relation to corruption case against an officer,” Jaitley informed the Rajya Sabha.

“Fourteen different places have been raided. This is with regard to an alleged offence committed by the officer before he joined the office of Mr Kejriwal,”

Chief Minister of West Bengal , Mamata Banerjee expressed her support to Kejriwal saying she was shocked by the news.

However, this isn’t the first time when a Chief Minister’s office has been raided. Himachal Pardesh CM’s residence & office was also raided by CBI In September this year when the he was attending his daughter’s wedding.

Source : The Indian Express